April 7, 1918 ~ March 5, 2008
Ruth Springer a 53 year resident of Palos Verdes Estates passed away on Wednesday March 5, 2008. Born in Chicago, Illinois on April 7, 1918 to Arthur and Marion VanValkenburgh.
Preceded in death by her brother Bryce, she is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Eugene; son, Larry (Devon) Springer; daughter, Laura (David) Springer-Geesling; brother Giles (Kay) VanValkenburgh; 3 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Very active locally in her community, Ruth was a lifetime member of the Peninsula Symphony, a Founding Member of her local DAR chapter and was a long-time member of the PVE Republican Woman's Club. She loved creating handmade arts and crafts and volunteered for numerous charity events over the years.
A private service for family was held on March 9th. Friends and family are invited to attend a "Celebration of Ruth's Life," on Monday, March 31st at 11:00 a.m. at Green Hills Memorial Chapel, 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes. (310) 831-0311.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in her name to the American Diabetes Association. PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, 800-342-2383, ext 8130
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