Update: 3:00 pm: Funeral Services for the late Ruth ‘Williams are expected to be held at the Mount Sinai Cemetery on July 1st, 2022. More information to follow.
Update: 11:45 am. : The City of West Hollywood will lower all city flags to half-mast in honor of the late Ruth Williams.
Ruth Forster Williams, a founding figure of the City of West Hollywood, died today, according to a posting on her Facebook page written by her son. Williams had suffered a stroke on June 4 and had been hospitalized since. Funeral arrangements are forthcoming. The post reads:
“It is with our heavy hearts and it devastates us to announce the untimely passing of our dear mother, Ruth Hanna Williams on June 17, 2022.On June 4th, Ruth suffered a stroke which unfortunately she succumbed to at the hospital and passed away. Ruth was continuously surrounded by her family and friends during her last days and knew how much she was loved.To know her was to love her and she will be greatly missed.Ruth is survived by her sons Steven & Richard Neubauer, Michael Forster and her grandchildren Jonathan & Lauren Neubauer and Jacob Forster. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made and will be communicated once completed. We hope to see you all at the celebration of her life.You may contact Michael at 310-261-8315 or Richard at 818-522-1725 with any questions.”