Ruth M. Irvine completed her journey on December 8, 2010. She was born September 22, 1920 in Marietta, Ohio, the oldest of nine children to Pearl and Nellie Dailey. Ruth received her nursing degree in November of 1944 and entered the US Army in 1945. On July 15, 1953 she married Robert F. Irvine in Raton, New Mexico. Ruth loved to read and play scrabble, but gardening was her hobby. Her colorful landscape was always a joy to behold. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Irvine in 2007, her grandson Bobby Irvine III in 2000, her brother Robert and her sister Lucille. Her survivors include 6 children, Jeff, Robert, Scott, Lisa, Cindy and Ruthie, 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren as well as brothers, Roy and Larry and her 4 sisters, Helen, Margaret, Tess and Cathy. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive her. She loved us all. Good-bye Mom, we love you. At her request cremation with no public services. Online condolences at Davismortuary.com.