Hazel Ruth Richards, 86, of Rockville, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
Ruth was born and raised in Cumberland and graduated from the University of Maryland in 1952.
She is survived by Norman, her husband of 63 years; daughters, Nancy and Susan; and grandchildren, Louisa, Joe, Sam, Jack and Meredith. She is also survived by three brothers, Tom, Rex and Robert Burton.
Ruth made many friends when she worked for 17 years in the athletic department at the University of Maryland. She liked stamp collecting and reading, but most of all she loved her family.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Ingleside at King Farm, 701 King Farm Boulevard, Rockville, at 2 p.m. Reception to follow.
Published on April 24, 2017