Ruth Zarider (84) passed away on Thursday September 10th at Northridge Memorial Hospital with her husband Frank Zarider at her side.
Ruth was born in Los Angeles, California on June 5, 1931 to David and Yetta Nessenbaum and has one brother Myron and one sister Charlene. She grew up in Los Angeles attending Dorsey High, UCLA, Cal State Northridge, and received a graduate degree in special education from Northeastern.
She spent 35 years teaching in the LAUSD. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Frank, their children David, Bob and Karen and their spouses Barbara, Fran (2010) and Jeff. Ruth had three passions in life; travel, the continuous quest for learning, and telling others especially her grandchildren, Matthew, Evan (and his wife Maddie), Zachary, Nate, Hanna and Melissa about all her experiences. She will be missed by her entire circle of family and friends.
An open house beginning at 3 PM and a memorial ceremony beginning at 7 PM will be held October 3, 2015 at 9128 Cresta Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90035.
To carry on her legacy, the family suggests donations be made in her memory to Parkinson's Resource Organization using the form below. Donations may also be mailed to Parkinson's Resource Organization, 74-478 Highway 111, #102, Palm Desert, Ca 92260.
Remembering Ruth Zarider
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