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Mary Ruth Erb
Erb, Mary Ruth (Farnsworth) 92, long-time resident of Torrance, CA, passed peacefully July 11, 2014, after a sudden illness. She is survived by Bootsie, her beloved cat; nieces, Michelle Munds and Marie Coe; nephew, William Munds (Jeanne), their sons, Jason and Jeremy Munds; cousin Bradford Mock's wife, Dennise Mock and sons Brad and Doug Mock. Mary's sister, Evelyn Farnsworth Munds, 90, passed in 2013. Mary was born August 24, 1921, to parents Glen Wallace Fransworth and Anna Ruth Miller. Mary's passion for all animals led her to be an advocate for animal rights/ rescue of abused/abandoned animals for over 50 years through numerous organizations. She married Fred Reynolds Erb in 1956, but divorced in 1969. Mary had a Bachelor of Science Degree from USC in Accounting and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi. She once worked for the IRS and she was the first female draftswoman/designer in Los Angeles working for an aircraft company. Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of TV, was a paternal relative. Mary will be missed by all who loved her. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.


Published in Daily Breeze on Aug. 3, 2014
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