Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Griffin, Ruth (Nee Castleman) 81

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Griffin, Ruth (Nee Castleman) 81

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Griffin, Ruth (nee Castleman) 81, died March 14 in Rochester, NY from complications due to Parkinson's disease. She was born in Belmont, Massachusetts, the daughter of Dr. Benjamin Castleman and Anna (Segal) Castleman. She grew up in Brookline, MA, and graduated from the University of Rochester where she met her husband of over 50 years, Emery Eldridge Griffin. Ruth and Emery made homes in California, Florida, and St. Louis, Missouri. Ruth was a devoted mother to her two children, Ginny and Tom, and made lasting friendships in each place she lived. Ruth loved reading, participated in multiple book clubs, and reveled in sending books to her two grandchildren. She was an active member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), serving as President of the Ballwin-Chesterfield (MO) branch. …

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