A Celebration of Ruth Denison's Life!

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Dear Beloveds of Ruth,

Ruth Denison passed away gently February 26 at 3:00am. There will be a memorial service to honor Ruth's life at Wiefels Yucca Valley Mortuary, followed by a dinner at Dhamma Dena.

March 21, 2015
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

If you are unable to attend in person, the ceremony will be broadcast live over the internet: Live Stream of Ruth's Ceremony

If you DO intend to attend, please let us know by responding to this invitation, so that we can be well prepared. RSVP by clicking on the link below:

Memorial Service & Celebration of Ruth's Life!

  • 9:00am Ruth requested an open casket. In true Ruth fashion, she wanted to make sure we had an opportunity to practice contemplation of death.
  • 1:00pm Ceremony honoring Ruth
  • 3:00pm Motorcade to crematorium in nearby Joshua Tree
  • 4:30pm Gathering and catered dinner (at 6:00pm):

Dhamma Dena
65620 Giant Rock
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

In lieu of flowers, Ruth requested that donations be made to her Enduring Legacy Fund. Dana bowls will be available.

We have done our best to contact as many of Ruth's students and friends as possible, but know there are many we do not have contact information for. Please forward this to anyone you know who loved Ruth. 

For more information contact

CarolAnn Barrows

PLEASE NOTE: When you respond to this invitation, we will contact you regarding your housing needs.