Ruth Ganeles

Ruth Ganeles

Ruth Lubin Ganeles, 84, died March 31, 2019 after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Mrs. Ganeles was a volunteer at Connecticut Hospice in Banford, the first inpatient hospice in America, and Albany Medical Center In New York, where she helped develop their first surgical waiting area. She was active in the Brandeis National Committee and Altrusa International, a literacy and leadership development organization, and was a member of the Tucson Quilter’s Guild. She won blue ribbons at the Maryland State Fair for knitting, baking and quilting.

Survivors include her husband, Mort; children, Beth (Martin) Daniels of Minneapolis, Naomi (Mike) Shapiro of St. Paul; Warren (Angel) Ganeles of Burnsville, Minnesota; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services were held at East Lawn Palms Mortuary with Rabbi Helen Cohn of Congregation M’kor Hayim officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Care, 275 Seventh Ave., New York, New York 10001.