Loewenson, Ruth B. Age 91, of St. Louis Park, passed away on October 12, 2013. Preceded in death by her husband, James. Born in Zurich, Switzerland, she emigrated from Paris, France, to Minneapolis in 1953. She attended the University of Minnesota, ultimately earning a Ph.D. She was a biostatistician, and an associate professor of Neurology and Biometry at the University of Minnesota. Survived by sons, Daniel (Marsha), and Peter (Karen); grandchildren, Rachelle (John) Stratton, Aaron, Alice, and Julia; and great- grandchildren, James and Irene Stratton. The family is most grateful to the staff of Jones-Harrison Residence in Minneapolis for the loving care they provided to Ruth. Memorial service will be held for family and friends at Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum on November 9, 2013, at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to an organization of the donor's choice.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.