Ruth  Colton

Obituary of Ruth Naomi Colton

Ruth Colton, 95, of Hilton Head Island died on July 13, 2020. She was born November 30, 1924 to Eda and William Fitz-Henry in Queensland, Australia. During World War II, she was a civilian employee with the US Signal Corp. in Brisbane, Australia for 3 years.  She came to the US as a war bride in 1946 living in Missouri.

Ruth is survived by her daughter Deborah Long of Columbus, OH; son, Geoff Colton of Hilton Head, SC; step-daughter, Nancy Colton of Seattle, WA; two granddaughters, Tara Aydlett and Kathryn McKeithen; two grandsons, Jason Long and Reid Colton, and six great grandchildren. She is pre-deceased by her husband George Colton and step-daughter Carolyn Cory.

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