December 17, 1926 ~ May 26, 2021

Born in: Los Angeles, California
Resided in: Torrance, California

Ruth Margaret Brooks passed peacefully on May 26, 2021 at age 94 ½. She was born in Los Angeles and moved to Redondo Beach in 1955, living the last 2 ½ years at Brookdale Senior Living in Torrance.

She is survived by her three children (Jim, Beverly, and Marjorie), their spouses, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Her late husband of 53 years, Paul Brooks, died in 2001. They met while attending USC. She was first a piano teacher and homemaker, then went back to college and became a special education teacher. Following retirement, she increased her volunteering and organizing senior activities at Journey of Faith in Manhattan Beach.

Private graveside services and memorial service to be determined at a later date.

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