July 17, 1928 - August 14, 2016
RUTH GERALDINE GOODRICH (nee Davidson) died at home in Euclid on August 14, 2016. She was 88 years old. Born in Columbus she grew up on the Hilltop and attended Highland Ave. Elementary and West High School. She worked at Defense Construction Supply Center in Procurement. After retirement in 1971, she devoted her time to her grandchildren. Ruth loved to walk and run in parks, attend exercise/aerobic and tap classes, travel with family, and work on many craft projects. She was preceded in death by her parents Vellie and Lillian Davidson; sisters Dorothy Brown and Jane Terry; ex-husband J. R. Goodrich. She is survived by siblings Delores Prillerman and Lawrence Davidson; daughters Linda (John) Roberts, Denise (Walt) Neil, and Kathy Daniels; 5 grandchildren: Achebe (Lemar) Thomas, Gregory, Michelle and Michael Daniels, and Dante Giray. Her 7 great-grandchildren include Achebe (Chelua) Thomas, Harrison Waters, Aaliyah Jones, Antoine, Alicia, Anthony, and Antonio Patterson.
Celebration of Life will be held in Columbus at the Park Towers party room, 1620 E. Broad St. on Saturday, August 20th from 10am -12pm.
Friends will also be received at the Shore Cultural Centre at 291 E. 222rd Street in Euclid, Ohio Monday, August 22nd from 6:30 - 8:30pm.
In lieu of gifts family suggests take time each day to communicate with those you love- be they near or far.