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Ruth Elizabeth Williams


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Ruth Elizabeth Williams Obituary
Ruth Elizabeth Williams, loving mother and grandmother, passed away September 3, 2011. She was born June 20, 1925 in Los Angeles and had resided in Palos Verdes Estates since 1957. Ruth graduated from Dorsey High School in1943 and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1948, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi. She was an accomplished gardener, seamstress and cook and had a gift for making and maintaining friendships, some of which went back to her early childhood. She loved her family, her friends, her neighborhood and the natural beauty of Palos Verdes. She was fiercely independent and met the challenges of each transition in her long life with generosity, determination and humor. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Donald Damon Williams, and brother,Grant Arthur Rasdall, Jr. She is survived by her daughters, Karen (David) Harmin and Susan (James Donlan) Williams, and grandsons, James Matthew Donlan and Nicholas John Donlan. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Sept. 11, 2011
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