Born; Swift Current, Saskatchewan 26 Jan. 1924
Died; Edmonton, Alberta 29 Sept. 2011
Predeceased by her Husband, William in 1982.
Survived by Daughter, Nola (Ed) Weston; Telkwa, B.C. (Granddaughter Corry; Great-granddaughter Amy and Great-grandson, Brandon; and Granddaughter, Erin; Great-granddaughter Emily and Great-grandson Tysen).
Survived by Daughter, Carol Johnson (Robert Gibson; Grandcats Smokey Gray and Ginger Snap); Edmonton, AB.
Survived by Daughter, Sue-Anne Smith; Eagle River, Alaska. (Granddaughter Lynde; Great-granddaughters Khalina and Selah and Great-grandson Torren; as well as Granddaughter Jackalynne and Grandson Gerardo).
Survived by Son, Bruce Bailey; Vernon, B.C. (Granddaughter Kimberly).
Survived as well by Nephew Lorne Burnett; Nieces Ann Burnett and Linda Olsen.
Ruth, a long term resident of Vernon B.C., worked for many years as a Registered Nurse at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital where she was known affectionately as “Mother Bailey“ to many of the staff.
Ruth enjoyed travelling and visited different parts of the world with family and friends.
Ruth was known for her great sense of humour, quick wit and fun-loving and generous personality.
Ruth will be forever loved and in the hearts of her extended family and sadly missed by the staff and residents of McConnell Place North; where she lived during her last years in Edmonton.