Ruth grew up in the Cheboygan area, spending much of her time at Duncan Bay, in Mackinaw City, or on the Island. She attended Ferris State University, earning her first associate degree at Bay de Noc Community College and her second at SC4. Ruth has held several positions of employment, from substitute teaching to administrative medical, but she loves most her work at GBS Media Productions/Blue Water Healthy Living. She is a mother to two boys. One, a U.S. Navy and commercial pilot; the other, a Human Factors Scientist. Ruth’s favorite pastimes are biking Michigan, snapping scenic photos, and walking sandy beaches at sunset.