Ruth Burrows Allaire(1925 - 2014)

CARMEL?VALLEY – Ruth and her sister, Carol Ann (Connie) were raised in Carmel by their parents, Ruth, an elementary school teacher, and Carl (CP) Burrows, a retired oilman. She attended Sunset Elementary and Carmel High Schools.
To her last days she was a floral arranger. A homemaker for six and a hostess, she enjoyed and shared her home.
Her husband, Louis, of 67 years, is well, at home.
To family and friends she was Auntie Ruth. An avid tennis player, she played to win. Steve, Tiny, Peggy, Rosa and Betsy formed her circle.
She volunteered for many civic organizations, especially the American Red Cross, and was an early founder of the Carmel Valley Community Youth Center.
Memorial contributions may be made to
CVCYC, P.O. Box 124, Carmel Valley, CA 93924, and to Carmel Valley Garden Association, P.O. Box 72, Carmel Valley, CA 93924.
Mother and Grandmother, lovely, audacious, and elegant, she is a flower in our hearts – Davette, David, Thomas and Matthew.

Published in The Monterey Herald on June 21, 2014