Ruth B. Stone, formerly WA8FSX, of Phoenix, died February 26, 2013, at Orangewood Assisted Loving Home in Phoenix. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and moved to Sun City in 1979. She graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Dietetics and Institutional Management. She owned and operated a day care center in Columbus, Ohio, for 29 years.
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Mrs. Stone was a member of the Church of the Palms and had been a volunteer at Boswell Memorial Hospital for many years; member of the Lakes Club, Sun Cities Art Museum, American Radio Relay League, Young Ladies Radio League, Cactus Keys of Arizona, Buckeye Bells Ohio Ladies Amateur Radio Club, West Valley Amateur Radio Club and the Arizona Emergency Communications Support System.
Mrs. Stone is survived by a daughter, Nan Hansen, and a granddaughter. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be sent to the Church of the Palms, 14808 Boswell Blvd., Sun City, AZ 85351, or Boswell Hospital Auxiliary, Walter O. Boswell Memorial Hospital, 10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd., Sun City, AZ 85372. Funeral arrangements made by Sunland Mortuary www.sunlandmemorial.com
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Published in Daily News-Sun on Mar. 1, 2013