Ruth Sherwood Rupp, a resident of Mt. Shasta, passed away on March 26, 2010, at Meadowlark Assisted Living in Yreka.  She was 99 years old.
Ruth was born in Pine River, Mn, on January 8, 1911. She moved to Siskiyou County 30 years ago from the Bay Area, where she was a teacher for schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ruth joined the Mercy Medical Center Auxiliary in 1975, and had worked 28,608 hours there; she was called the ‘Little General”. Also, she made 350 Afghans for the employees. She also loved her party bridge. 
Survivors include sons Sherwood Rupp of Applegate, and Dwight Rupp of Mt. Shasta; brother Donald Sherwood of Portland, Or; and sister Gertrude Ness of Glendale; 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
There will be no services at her request. Memorial contributions can be made to Mercy Hospital Auxiliary at 914 Pine St, Mt Shasta, Ca 96067.