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Ruth Wolf Page ’42

Ruth Wolf Page ’42, a journalist and gardener, died Oct. 30, 2016. She was 95.

A Pennsylvania native, Ruth began her journalism career in Vermont in 1957, when she and husband Proctor Page Jr. bought the weekly newspaper Suburban List in Essex Junction. Ruth covered local news in Essex Junction, Essex Town, Colchester, and Williston. She was also a weekly commentator on Vermont Public Radio, reporting on her exploration of the natural world. Her public-service work included two terms on the board of the Vermont State Colleges; being the first woman elected to the board of Green Mountain Power; and five years on the state Judicial Conduct Board.


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