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Weʼre raising £8,000 to create a memorial garden for Ruth Smith a beloved teacher, colleague and friend.

Windsor, UK

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Here at St Edward’s Royal Free Middle School we are all grieving as we try to come to terms with the death of our friend and colleague, Ruth Smith. Over recent days we have been coping firstly with her disappearance and now confirmation of her loss. This is tragic news and our thoughts, prayers and condolences are all with her family, friends and loved ones at this difficult time.

Ruth was a member of our staff team here for more than a decade. In that time we came to know her as a valued friend and a special person. She was a gifted and popular maths teacher with a winning smile, strong sense of humour and a deeply caring nature. Always willing to put her students first, Ruth regularly volunteered to help with school events, residential trips and even involved her sons with helping at Sports Day. She ran extra maths sessions for pupils and parent workshops after school. Energetic, enthusiastic and with a great sense of fun, Ruth was passionate about her work and always wanted to do the best she could for the students in her care. We miss her very much.

We want to create a lasting memorial in Ruth's name by creating a garden where staff and children can reflect , pray and remember Ruth for years to come.

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    • Sara Callway

      Sara Callway

      Aug 15, 2018

    • Cara Gilks

      Cara Gilks

      Jul 27, 2018

      I have very fond memories of Ruth. A lovely lady with a great sense of humour. Such very sad news.

    • Catherine Joslin

      Catherine Joslin

      Jul 23, 2018

      A beautiful idea for a beautiful person. We will miss you so much. Thank-you Ruth for all the fun camping holidays we shared together in France.Rest in peace.Catherine, Mike ,Johnny, Finlay and Nia.xx


    • Judith Foskett

      Judith Foskett

      Jul 22, 2018

      Much love Judith


    • Anonymous


      Jul 19, 2018

      How fitting - a lovely garden in memory of a very kind lady x

    • Katy Goldswain

      Katy Goldswain

      Jul 18, 2018

      A very sad loss, but a lovely idea for all to remember her and that brilliant sense of humour. I hope to visit/help with the garden. Katy Goldswain


    • Ann-Marie Newton

      Ann-Marie Newton

      Jul 18, 2018

      So, so sad to hear that you've gone, Ruthie. Many fond memories xxx


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