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Ruth Wilcox

March 1, 1930 — March 23, 2021

Ruth, age 91, passed away peacefully at her home in Homewood, AL. She was born in Duluth, MN and was the fifth child and fourth daughter of Edwin Wallace Rapp and Lena Marie Bjornstad. Her early years were spent in Memphis, TN and her family moved to Montgomery, AL while she was in her teens. She graduated from Lanier High School in Montgomery, AL in 1948 and attended the University of Alabama where she studied classical piano. Ruth was employed with and retired from Jefferson County. She was also a part owner of S&W Minicomputers, Inc. in Hueytown. She lived most of her adult life in Homewood, AL where she raised her two children. Ruth is survived by her two daughters: Bonner Wilcox Egan (John) of Hoover, AL and Claire Russell Hurwitz of Homewood, AL. She is also survived by her two granddaughters: Caroline Egan Jackson (Josh) of Ewa Beach, HI and Shannon Brooke Egan of Charlotte, NC. A private Celebration of Life service for the family was held on Thursday, April 1st at 1:00 PM.

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