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HARVEY, Ruth (Denne)

HARVEY, Ruth (Denne)

HARVEY - Ruth (nee Denne)
Of Amherst, NY; August 30, 2017. Dearest mother of Lee Ann Harvey, Jo Ellen Harvey, and Bonnie Reed (Randy); loving grandmother of Michael Reed and Elisabeth Dickie and great-grandmother of Maisie Dickie; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brothers Frederick Denne and Jacob Denne (Geraldine), and sisters Margaret Sauer (Edward) and Katherine Hankin (Roy). Ruth was an Assistant to notable research scientists at SUNY Buffalo in the Theoretical Biology, Biophysics, and Renal Research departments. She previously worked at Trico. Ruth was a member of Red Hat Society and UB Toastmasters Club. She volunteered with Girl Scouts; public TV fundraisers; blood drives; as an activist for women's rights; and Election Inspector at voter precincts. Friends and relatives received on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 4-7 PM at the WATTENGEL FUNERAL HOME, (533 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda), where a Memorial Service will follow at 7PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or charity of your choice. Online guest registry at

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