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Ruth Wurster Wright


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Ruth Wurster Wright Obituary
Ruth Wurster Wright, longtime resident of Marlboro, VT, died on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Vernon Green Nursing Home.

The youngest of three children, Ruth was born in 1930 in Philadelphia, PA; the daughter of the late Joseph and Freda Wurster.

Ruth graduated from Eastman School of Music with a major in flute and piano. She also played celeste. Ruth was an early participant in the Marlboro Music Festival and later went on to become an Associate Flutist for the National Symphony Orchestra. She taught flute at Boston University for many years. She was a member of the Ames Hill Marlboro Community Center and an avid lover of the outdoors. Her hobbies included swimming at South Pond, growing delicious vegetables in her garden, adopting and feeding stray cats, birds, dogs, children and anyone else that got too close.

She is predeceased by her husband, Harold Wright in 1993; and two brothers, Joseph and Karl Wurster.

A loving mother and grandmother, she is survived by two sons, Karl Wright of Lexington, MA and Alex Wright of Danville, VT and three grandchildren.

SERVICES: Services will be held in the spring. Burial will be at King Cemetery in Marlboro.

The KER-WESRTLUND FUNERAL HOME, 57 High St, Brattleboro, VT is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Windham County Humane Society, 916 W River Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301.

Condolences may be offered at www.kerwesterlund.com

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Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Mar. 28, 2017
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