Ruth Weed Szabo ’43

Ruth Weed Szabo ’43, of Cranston, R.I.; Jan. 22. She worked for the U.S. Government with the OSS and the CIA from 1943 to 1953 in Sri Lanka, Rome, Cyprus, and Washington, D.C. Following her retirement from the government, she was a verse writer and assistant editor for Paramount Greeting Cards in Providence. In 1965 she earned a master’s of library science degree from URI and for the next 22 years was in charge of the medical library at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She retired as the coordinator of library services for both St. Joseph’s and Our Lady of Fatima hospitals. She enjoyed reading, sewing, and gardening. She is survived by her sister Edna Weed Logan ’46 and several nieces and nephews.


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