RUTH MAY HECTOR Ruth May Hector, 76, was called home to be with her heavenly father on 2-11-13. After a courageous battle with cancer, she passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was a strong and amazing woman who loved life and her family with all her heart. Ruth was born on Jan. 23, 1937 in Benson, Cache County, Utah. Her family moved to California when she was 4. She was a resident of Apple Valley for the past 20 years. She is survived by her sisters, Margaret, Alline, Louise and Evelyn; daughters, Deborah, Carolyn, Sherry, Deanna, Wendy, Lisa; son, Troy and their spouses, 22 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, with one on the way, and 1 great-great granddaughter, Brooklyn; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, husband Troy; sister, Gloria and twin sisters who died at birth. We lost a wonderful mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend. How long will we love her? Only always.
Published in the Daily Press on Feb. 14, 2013