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Ruth Neas

October 4, 2019




Ruth died peacefully the morning of Friday, October 4th, 2019 surrounded by family and loved ones. Ruth is survived by her husband of 51 years, H. Ted Neas; children, Leah and Martin (wife Wendy); former daughter-in-law, Julieta Neas; grandchildren, Emiliano and Alexander; siblings, Miriam Staten, Barbara (husband Bob) Sellars, Beth (husband Marvin) Brown, John Bishop, Mary Salyers, Jeanne Thompson, and Gerald Bishop; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Ruth was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She worked as a social worker and early childhood advocate with the states of Ohio and New Mexico, the Association for Retarded Citizens of Albuquerque, and Presbyterian Medical Services. She was a member of the National Association of Young Children and Pax Christi U.S.A.  Ruth was known as a radical, out-spoken woman who was a fighter for social-justice, women’s rights, equality, and freedom. She was a believer in altruism, radical-acceptance, humanity, and the best possible outcome.

A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM   87107.

“If you can walk, you can dance. If you can talk, you can sing” ~ West African Proverb.

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Graveside Service
October 26, 2019

10:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Park
924 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

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