Ruth M. Foote of Quaker Road, an operator for New York Telephone Co. in Medina for several years, died Monday (Sept. 21, 1998) in Newfane Inter-Community Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was 97.
The former Ruth Fox was born in Medina and moved to Barker when she was 19. She was a resident of Newfane Health Facility for the past three years and also had lived on Transit Road in Newfane.
Mrs. Foote was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Avon Study Club and the Women's Society. She also was a member of Faith United Methodist Church.
Her husband, Stanley, died in 1974.
Survivors include a daughter, Joan Dickinson; a son, Roger A. of Olcott; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Faith United Methodist Church, Quaker Road. Burial will be in Hartland Central Cemetery.