Elegant 10

Ruth B. Beaty

August 5, 1920 ~ April 12, 2020 (age 99)


Ruth Beaty, 99, of Tesuque, passed away April 12, 2020 of natural causes.  She was raised in Tesuque by her parents, Ira and Margaret Bell.  She attended Santa Fe Schools and New Mexico State University.  In 1940 she was married to Howard Beaty. They moved to Los Alamos after WWII.  Ruth worked as an executive secretary for Los Alamos National Lab for 28 years, retiring in 1978.  She loved playing bridge, reading, crossword puzzles, gardening and hosting large parties.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and their son Stephen.  She is survived by her sister, Margaret Klaer, 2 sons Leslie and Roger Beaty, their wives, 5 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. 

A Celebration of Life will be held later this year. 

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