ARNOLD Ruth, R. (nee Fromm) 84 of Webster Groves on June 25, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Stanford M. Arnold; loving mother of Beverly (Jack) Thompson and Cheryl (Michael) Moder; dear grandmother of Julie (Ryan Linderman) Moder and David Moder and the late Brian Moder. dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Ruth was a strong woman who fought a hard battle with breast cancer for the last 17 years. She worked for McGraw-Hill Publishers as one of the first college text telemarketers in the 1970's, and was a member of their 25 year club. She was a dedicated member of the St. Louis Jazz Club for the last 37 years and served as membership chair for many of those years. She is a recipient of the Louie Award presented by the Club. A determined woman who lived her life fully she always said "Don't live your life looking in the rear view mirror, always look forward" Another life philosophy she believed is "pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start all over again" She did in both instances.