Ruth Irene Bradley October 7, 1922 - January 7, 2017 Rancho Bernardo Ruth Bradley, aged 94, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2017 at Palomar Medical Center. She was born in St. Louis, MO to Charles and Irene Schnell on October 7, 1922. Ruth was the oldest of five children; her siblings were Betty Crawford, Charles Schnell (deceased), Donald Schnell (deceased) and Robert Schnell (deceased). She was married to Lyman Bradley, who died in service to our country during the invasion of Normandy. While she lived in St. Louis, she worked for the president of Peabody Coal as his secretary.Ruth relocated to San Diego in 1977 to be closer to her family, and worked at the San Diego Unified Port District as an administrative secretary until she retired in 1993. She remained active in the community, volunteering countless hours with programs such as Meals on Wheels and veteran's organizations such as the VFW. Ruth spent her life caring for others. She was dearly loved by many and will be greatly missed.Services will be held at El Camino Memorial Park, in Sorrento Valley, on Friday January 13, 2017 at 1pm.
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