Ruth E. Livingston, Ruth Elanor (Hunt) Livingston, born November 8, 1919, passed away at March 28, 2009, at Del Amo Gardens Convalescent Center in Torrance, CA. Ruth was married to Perry Livingston for 60 years and lived in Southern California for 80 years. Ruth was born in Coalinga, CA to Mabel and Ellis Hunt. Ruth worked for the California Water Service for 30 years; she was a member of Eastern Star of Redondo Beach, and the Ephiphylam Society of Palos Verdes and held various offices in each. Ruth and her husband Perry participated in ice skating shows across the U.S. both as contestants and judges. Ruth loved boating with her family, mostly out of King Harbor. Ruth is survived by her husband Perry, two daughters, Verna Irvine and Karyn Livingston, two brothers, Harold Hunt and Kenneth Hunt, many nieces and nephews, and four grandchildren. Sons Steven Fischer and Perry B. Livingston III, and grandson Michael Burns, passed before her. A visitation will be held at White & Day Colonial Chapel on Thursday, April 2, 2009 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The funeral service will also be held at White & Day Colonial Chapel on Friday, April 3, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. A reception will follow from 12 Noon until 2:00 P.M. Graveside services will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

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  1. I will never forget Ruth for her tremendous kindness & hard work ethic. She was a special person that will be greatly missed.

  2. From the 1940s at Paramount through all the years at South Bay you were a guiding light and a person we all looked up to. We will miss you. Fondly, Nancy Bates-Lane Yankura

  3. With warmest memories and gratitude for your dedication to U.S. Figure Skating, and especially to our South Bay skaters. You will be missed, but your contributions live on.

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