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Ruth Elkes

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Ruth Elkes, 69, passed away peacefully on Nov. 26, 2007, after a valiant battle with pancreatic Cancer. Ruth was the beloved wife of Terry; a devoted mother to Daniel, David and Steven; and loved by their wives, Sonia, Elizabeth and Mitzi; and her grandchildren Charlotte, Claire, Josh, Katharine, Madeline and Sarah. Ruth was born and raised in Chicago, IL and received her BA Degree from the University of Michigan. Ruth was an accomplished Cellist and volunteered at many institutions. Her generosity of time and spirit, continues to serve as an inspiration to us all. Donations may be directed to the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and Westchester. The Elkes family will be receiving visitors on Wednesday Nov. 28 through Friday Nov. 30 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the family home. Funeral arrangements were handled privately. Arrangements by Harrison Funeral Home, 914-835-0284.

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Nov. 27, 2007
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