ANDERSON, Ruth Guenther 90, Fort Myers, passed away Oct. 18, 2013. She was born in St. Petersburg and was a 1941 graduate of St. Petersburg High School and a 1944 graduate of the Mound Park Hospital School of Nursing. Following WW II Ruth served as a nurse for the Veterans Administration at Bay Pines then pursued a degree in Nursing Education from Duke University. Ruth worked in St. Petersburg for many years as a Registered Nurse before joining the Pinellas County Health Department. She retired in 1983 and moved to Citrus County where she remained active as a volunteer at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Since 2009 Ruth had been living at Calusa Harbor Assisted Living in Ft. Myers. Ruth was preceded in death by her loving husband Donald "Andy" Anderson. She is survived by her daughter Penny Romutis of St. Petersburg; and son Larry Anderson of Ft. Myers. Internment will be at Florida National Cemetery at Bushnell at a later date. Hodges-Kiser Funeral Home
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times from Oct. 20 to Oct. 24, 2013