Ruth Marion Wisdom Campbell died after a short illness on January 14, 2022, in Vero Beach, Florida. Ruth was born on June 17, 1922 in Gainesville, Georgia. Shortly thereafter, her family relocated to Tampa, Florida, where she lived throughout her childhood. She graduated from Plant High School, Tampa, where among her many activities, she was a member of the cheerleading squad. She attended Florida State College for Women (now Florida State University), graduating with a degree in Political Science. She was a member of the sorority Kappa Delta, where she made friendships that lasted a lifetime.