Posted Sept. 26, 2011, at 7:41 p.m.

In Loving Memory Of


May 9, 1935 – Sept. 27, 2004

How do I love thee?

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Let me count the ways.

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my

soul can reach, when feeling out of sight, for the ends of being and ideal grace. I love thee to the level of every

day’s most quiet need, by

sun and candlelight. I love

thee freely, as men strive for right; I love thee purely, as they turn from praise; I love thee with the passion put to use, in my old griefs and with my childhood’s faith; I love thee with a love I seemed to lose, with my lost saints, – I

love thee with the breath, smiles, tears of all my life!

And if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.

Love forever, from Ruth

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