Clipped From The Salt Lake Tribune
S. L. Woman, 98 on Friday, Recalls Pioneers' Trek November 15, 1951 After living nearly a century-first-•« century-first-•« a child in Utah's pioneer era and later as a leading church .vorker and citizen—many people Mrs. Ruth May Fox . . . Do«s not live in colorful past. j would settle back and enjoy an j old age full of reminiscences. ! Not so with Mrs. Ruth May Fox, who will be 98 on Friday. She is glad lo recall her long journey to Utah in 1867 when she walked most of the way beside her father's ox carl. But she is more concerned with today's hunger and cold in Korea jihan with the remembered hard- 1 ships of pioneer days. ; Even failing eyesight does not defeat the alert Mrs. Fox, who is best known as a former president president of the Young Women's Mu; Mu; tual Improvement Assn., Church Lor Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. i Born in Wiltshire, England .Nov. !6, 1853, Mrs Fox came to i the United Stales with her father j as a child, settling first in Phila• Phila• clelphia. She was married to Jesse W. Fox, May B, 1873. Mrs. Fox lives with a daughter, daughter, Mrs. George W. MacKay, j 1022-lst Ave., but will be honored i at a family dinner Friday eve• eve• ning at the home of another 'daughter, Mrs. Vida Fox Claw- 'son, 966 E. South Temple.