Our precious Wife, Mother, Daughter, Sister, Aunt, Friend was welcomed into Heavenly Fathers' open arms Jan. 16 2013 due to Liver Failure. Ruth was born Dec 23rd 1968 in Taylorsville, UT to John Whitman Ray and Betty Jean Abraham. She spent her early years living in Montana's Bitterroot Valley. Her family then relocated to the Salt Lake Valley when Ruth was 8 years old. Ruth attended Granger High School and later earned her G.E.D. At age 20 Ruth married Steven Kirk Bryant March 4th 1989 then both gave life to 3 beautiful children. While being a devoted Mother and Wife, Ruth worked in the Automotive Industry and Manager Positions within the Hospitality Industry. Her favorite activities were DANCING, SINGING, Camping, Bowling, Traveling and Sewing.
She is survived by her Husband Steve, 3 children Mikkenna (Diana), Paige, Chance; Mother Betty; Brothers and Sisters. Dale (Claudia), Liz (Kevin), and a large extended family and friends.
The family extends its deepest gratitude to the University of Utah Hospital medical staff with special thanks to the liver transplantation team and their exceptional care of Ruth these past 4months.
A memorial service celebrating Ruth's life will be held January 22, 2013 at 3:15pm at the LDS Jordan North 2nd Ward, 4270 S. Falcon St. (4145 W.)
Ruth will never be forgotten. She will always be immortal in our world and will always be remembered as a free spirited, yet classy woman. Up in heaven she is dancing with the angels and living like she hasn't been able to the past couple months. Even though she may not be with us physically, she will always be in our hearts. She has left footprints in many people's hearts that will stay there for eternity. She will be loved always and forever. We love you.