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KOCH, Ruth Sept. 18, 1919-Feb. 28, 2009. Also known as "Legs," and Gramma Rudee, passed away peacefully of natural causes on February 28th at the Motion Picture and Television Home. Ruth was the widow of Hollywood legend, Howard W. Koch to whom she had been married for 64 years. Throughout her life Ruth worked tirelessly for Vista Del Mar Charities, KCET, Blue Ribbon Committee of the Music Center, and the Women's Guild of Cedar's Sinai. Aside from the love of her life, Howard, her passion for her children, her five grand-children and six great grand-children sustained her throughout her life. Ruth inspired all who knew her with her zest for life. Donations may be made to The Motion Picture and Television Fund, Circle of Friends Campaign. Services will be private.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 4, 2009
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