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Ruby Winifred Burnam Meyer

Ruby Winifred Burnam Meyer, 100, died Sept. 24, 2020 in Springfield of natural causes.

The second of five children, she was born June 26, 1920, in Colfax, Wash., to Guy Burnam and Agnes Keating.

She met the love of her life, John B. Meyer, in the orchards of Lewiston, Idaho, where his family had emigrated to pick fruit during the Great Depression. They were married on May 16, 1940, at St. Stanislas Catholic Church in Lewiston.

The family moved to Kennewick, Wash., in 1948 where John worked as a union carpenter . . .

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