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Ruth Elizabeth McKeon

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icon December 21, 1924 - June 11, 2015 Our beloved Ruth McKeon passed away peacefully from complications of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 90 at her home In Northridge, California. Ruth was born in Lake Lillian, Minnesota to the Reverend Alfred Andersen and his wife, Annette. She is survived by her sister Lillian and was predeceased by her brother, Stanley. She is survived by her loving husband of nearly sixty years, Chuck, their three children John, Patricia, Linda (Donald), grandchildren Christopher, Sarah and Jennifer and their families, and many friends of longstanding. Ruth was a wonderful wife and best friend to Chuck and was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Ruth developed an interest in music while growing up in North Dakota which continued on into her move to California where she enjoyed playing the piano in the evenings after working all day at the company that was at that time known as Rocketdyne, where she met her husband, Chuck. Ruth and Chuck both enjoyed music and dancing, along with time spent with their ever-growing family. Ruth spent the majority of her working life at the Los Angeles Unified School District from which she retired twenty-five years ago. She took a brief leave from the school district to become a successful realtor for Century 21, adding more satisfied customers to her growing list of friends. She is remembered for her warmth, wit, sense of style and devotion to her family.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on July 25, 2015
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