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Millbrook,NY - Ruth Greer passed away serenely on June 17, 2014 at the age of 88 following a long illness. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and lived in Scarsdale for 35 years. She later lived in Ossining, Poughkeepsie and Millbrook, NY.

Ruth went to Smith College for Three years and finished her BS and MS in mathematics at New York University. She was a beloved teacher of math at Albert Leonard Junior High School New Rochelle.

She is predeceased by her parents Eva and William Walzer; her ex-husband Edwin Greer and her brother Dr. Richard Walzer. She is survived by her companion of over forty years, Richard Kerr; her brother Martin Walzer;her two sons Nicko (Kate) of Virginia and Kenneth (Sheanna) of California; her step children Margaret (Thomas) Meyering of Poughkeepse, Stephen Kerr of Mount Kisco and Pamela Martin of Colorado; and her grandchildren Lucas Greer, Joseph Kruk, James Kruk, Alec Martin and Gwen Martin.

Friends are invited to join the family for a reception at the Fountains of Millbrook on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 4:00pm.

Funeral services were handled by the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home 371 Hooker Ave. Poughkeepsie, New York 12603. If you would like to leave an online condolence, visit

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on June 25, 2014
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