Obituary Notices and Memorials


MEGGITT, Ruth Ellen 'Ruthie', passed away May 19, 2010, at the age of 84, after a short battle with cancer. She was a native of California. Ruthie her husband and children moved to Palmdale in 1954, then to Lancaster in 1989. She retired from Sears in 1987, after 27 years. Ruthie was known as the 'Joke Lady', she always had a joke to tell you. Ruthie was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Walter 'Lucky' Meggitt. She is survived by her children, Wally (Karren) Meggitt of South Dakota, Lynn (Bob) Camp of Illinois, Larry Meggitt of Lancaster, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-granchildren. She is also survived by step sister-in-law Marion Johnson of Arizona and her special companion her dog 'Toby'. There will be no services at Ruthies request. A special thanks to the ladies from All Homecare who took care of Ruthie at her home before she was taken to A.V. Hospital. Thanks also to the caring staff and Doctors at A.V. Hospital. The family would like to give their loving thanks to Ruthies great-granddaughter Michelle DePue for helping them get through their trying times at the hospital. Arrangements entrusted to Antelope Valley Cremation Service, Lancaster.

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