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Ruth is married with two children, a cat, and a dog. She was primarily raised in Auburn but also spent some time growing up in Presque Isle and San Diego, California. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the University of Maine at Farmington and then went on to receive a graduate degree from the University of Southern Maine.
Ruth's family has recently started fostering kittens for Midcoast Humane. "It was almost a foster fail when we had to give them back for adoption. In the end, my husband and I struggled more than the kids with returning them."
What makes you proud to work in Brunswick? # BSDProud
I am proud of the work we are doing related to equity. I am also very proud to be working, and contributing to a school system my children attend.
What do you like to do outside of work for fun?
I like to do creative things when I have time. I love to craft, paint, sew, write, thrift, and learn. I also enjoy listening to podcasts and audiobooks.
Favorite line from a movie?
"Shake them off like a dog" - The denture scene in Mrs. Doubtfire
If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet?
I would love to meet biological relatives, and ancestors.
What is something you learned in the last week?
I learned that a six year old can make cutting carrots, and potatoes into a very expansive, creative, and messy activity. I also learned from my eleven year old that there are countless unique slime recipes on the internet.