Friday, 16 April 2010 00:00
Ruth R. Olson, 88, of Venice, FL, formerly of Ridgewood, NJ, passed away March 27, 2010 at her home. Ruth was a loving mother and grandmother. Prior and subsequent to raising her family, she worked as an executive administrative assistant. She is survived by her children, John Olson of New York, NY, Ginger Sheets of Novato,CA, and Steven Olson of Ridgewood, NJ; and grandchildren, Kyle and Claire Olson, Kristen and Andrew Sheets and Tara, Gregory and Maeve Olson. She is also survived by a sister Alice Campbell of Hillsdale, NJ.
She settled in Ridgewood in 1962 and shortly after retiring she began to spend winters in Venice and a few years later moved to Florida. She loved the town and beaches of Venice. While in Ridgewood, she cherished her summer afternoons with her many friends at Graydon pool. She also enjoyed traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
A private celebration of her life is being held in Venice. Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.