In memory of
Ruth Turney
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In memory of
Ruth Turney
Turney, Ruth Ruth Anderson Turney, 87 died at home in Lawrence, Kansas on October 9, 2016. Ruth was born in New Bedford, November 27, 1928, the daughter of Charles W. Anderson and Clara Polson Anderson. She graduated from New Bedford High School and from Brown University in the class of 1949. She moved to New York City where she married Austin H. Turney. They subsequently moved to Danbury and then to Bethel, Connecticut. She was an active volunteer with Planned Parenthood. Later she earned an MA in English Literature from Western Connecticut State University and an MLS from Southern Connecticut State University. She worked for the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Connecticut. She and her husband were active members of Trinity Episcopal Church in Newtown and of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut. They retired to Lawrence, Kansas. Her husband and son Austin C. Turney survive.
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