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LYON, Ruth T.
LYON, Ruth T. Ruth was born on February 23, 1940 in Manhattan, N.Y. She passed away on February 20, 2015 in Lancaster, Calif. As a young woman, Ruth was a devoted military wife and mother. She went on to have a second career, working for the Civil Service for 20 years before she retired. After retiring, she was a longtime and active member of two chapters of The Red Hat Society. A talented artist with a curious mind, she continued to take college classes into her 50s. She was a charming and vibrant woman who enjoyed travel, politics, and the creative outlets of fashion and decorating. Ruth is survived by her two children, Pamela Poole and Bill Poole (Cindy) and four grandchildren, Trevor, Dylan, Aidan, and Joshua. Memorial gifts may be made in her name to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 (www.woundedwarriorproject.org). A memorial service will be held at 5 pm, Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Mayflower Gardens Chapel, 6570 West Ave. L-12, Lancaster, CA. A reception will follow.

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