Weʼve raised £1,810 to create a memorial garden for Ruth Smith a beloved teacher, colleague and friend.
- Windsor, UK
- Funded on Sunday, 30th September 2018
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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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Sep 28, 2018
Such a sad loss of a dedicated and loved teacher. 😇Xx
Chantal Van Bragt
Sep 4, 2018
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Aug 26, 2018
Ruth was a very supportive maths teacher for Patrick at StErf and we just feel so sad about what happened to her.
Aug 15, 2018
Jul 27, 2018
I have very fond memories of Ruth. A lovely lady with a great sense of humour. Such very sad news.
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
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