Passed peacefully surrounded by family in Christchurch on Thursday, 21 April 2016, aged 90. Loved sister of the late Ian, Graham, Keith, Catherine (Violet), and Jean. Loved aunt of all her nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces. Special thanks to the staff of the Oaks Rest Home for their care and support. Messages c/o PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. A celebration of the life of Ruth will be held in the Knox Presbyterian Church at the corner of Bealey Avenue and Victoria Street, Christchurch, on Saturday 30th April at 11:00am. Private cremation thereafter.