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Obituaries

January 4, 2013

Ruth Parmet David

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NORMAN —

But this is the surface story. The essence of Ruth lies underneath: She took under her wing anyone who needed help, solace, advice or simply good food and a place to sleep. Dozens and dozens of friends and acquaintances, young and old, were blessed by the love and caring she generously gave to anyone who needed a friend. Her graciousness and wonderful sense of humor put everyone at ease. Her death leaves an enormous hole in the lives of the people who have known and loved her. As the numbness from her loss begins to fade, what will always remain is the depth of the love she gave us.

Her sister, Bessie, and brother, Morris, predeceased her by many years.

Ruth is survived by her son, John David; her grandsons Paul and Gavin of Glendale, Calif.; and by her daughter, Jane David and son-in-law David Greene of Palo Alto, Calif.

Contributions in her honor can be made to the Norman Public Library.

Norman Transcript, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

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