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In memoriam: Staley ’41

Ruth Hazel Staley, age 96, of Charlotte, passed away May 30, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Bob.

Staley lost her sight when she was two years old as a result of meningitis, and she graduated from the Morehead School for the Blind in Raleigh. She became an advocate and role model for generations, and later followed her heart by achieving an MSW. Obituary