Born in Chilliwack, on December 27, 1937; daughter of Ralph and Anna Bennett.

Ruth grew up in Rosedale, where she was very involved with the United Church of Canada. She had many friends in the C.G.I.T. (Christian Girls in Training) an all girls group.

After graduating from Chilliwack Senior High School she went to Vancouver to work as a telephone operator for B.C. Tel.

She married Cliff Walker and moved back to Chilliwack, working various jobs while raising two Children; Paul Walker and Rhonda Martin (nee Walker). She divorced and re-married Raymond Renwick whom predeceased her in 2007.

She worked as a switchboard operator at CFB Chilliwack for 23 years then retired. Ruth was involved in the Salvation Army Church and went on a missions trip to Mexico where they helped to build a church. She was involved with the Garden Club and had a passion for growing flowers and sharing them with others. She liked to do crafts, sewing and traveling.

Ruth was loved by all of her family and friends and will be greatly missed. There will be a viewing of Ruth at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home in Chilliwack at 7:00-9:00 pm July 26, 2011. The funeral service will be held at Salvation Army Church, Chilliwack on Saturday, July 30 at 12:00 pm. She passed away in her 73rd year at Vancouver General Hospital. Donations can be made to the Canadian Marfan Association.

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