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Ruth Rada

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October 1923 - June 2015 Dr. Ruth Byers Rada, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, daughter of George and Gerda Byers was a native of Los Angeles. She graduated from Belmont High School where she was Valedictorian, Ephebian and CSF. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California where she was a Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. She obtained her Master's degree at USC and her Doctorate at Nova Southeastern University. She served as Professor of Biological Sciences with the Los Angeles Community College District. She became Dean of Instruction and later Dean of Student Personnel (now titled Vice President) serving at Los Angeles Harbor College, East Los Angeles College and Los Angeles Mission College where she retired in 1983. She also authored several technical books on health, anatomy and bacteriology. She was inspiring and loved by all, her children, friends and colleagues.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from June 4 to June 7, 2015
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