Ruth Evelyn Ford


October 15, 1925 ~ May 13, 2018

Ruth Evelyn Ford, 92, of Kaysville, Utah, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2018.

She was born on October 15, 1925, in East Los Angeles, CA, to Merlin Briggs Harrison and Lola Leila Harrison. She grew up with three siblings: Jack, Bud and JoAnn.

Ruth married, Leslie James Ford on March 26, 1945, in Los Angeles, CA. They were later sealed in the St. George Temple.

She worked for the Highlander Newspaper in Hacienda Heights, CA, for over 20 years. She and her husband retired and moved to Kaysville, UT.

She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served in many callings.

Ruth was a beloved mother of four children: Jeanne (Mel) Peel, Sharon Allred, Vicki (Mark) Wisniewski, Loren (Julie) Ford; 18 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 11 a.m., at the Kaysville Crestwood Chapel, 1039 E. Crestwood Road, Kaysville, UT. Friends may visit family Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road, and Saturday, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the church.

Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.

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