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Ruth Geary

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Ruth Geary In Memoriam
Ruth Geary

January 13, 1917 - September 18, 2017

"Somewhere Over
The Rainbow"

Ruth Geary lived her life with Strength, Beauty & Determination. Ruth was born in Vienna during World War I, fled Austria in 1939 & confronted World War II in her new home, America. In 1940, Ruth married Albert A. Geary & later had two daughters. Ruth adapted throughout her life by facing each day with a joy & strength that most would never know. While Ruth bore the pains of her losses from the war in private, she always shined a positive light upon others. The 20+ years Ruth was employed at Gump's were some of her happiest. This period also included many of her travels to countries around the world as well as a dynamic social life. A bench at The Palace of Fine Arts was dedicated to Ruth in 2011. Ruth will always be remembered as a kind, intelligent & elegant woman, believing that life, as she was, is beautiful. Ruth passed away peacefully on September 18, 2017 at 100 years young.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Sept. 16, 2018
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