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3-30-22, Ruth Frane (Jacobson), 85

Ruth Frane (Jacobson) 85, of Ojai, CA passed away on March 30, 2022, in Ojai.

Ruth was born in Los Angeles, CA, to Irving and Silvia Jacobson, on June 5. 

She went to high school at Hollywood High. She enjoyed oil painting, ceramics, and various other crafts.

She received recognition as Ojai Woman of the Year, and was active in her community, with her involvement with special needs children and adults. Ruth enjoyed volunteering time in the community and was actively involved in ARC, Help of Ojai, and founded and ran Denny’s Workshop for many years.

Ruth is survived by Philip and Suesan Jason, brother, (sister-in-law); Mark Jacobson, brother; Mike Ex, son, Ojai; Traci Dry, daughter, Wenatchee; Carol Keisor, stepdaughter; David Peters, stepson; Lindy stepdaughter; Kaeli Dry, granddaughter, WA; Samantha Dry, granddaughter, CA; Danika Dry, granddaughter, CA;

stepgrandchildren, Kathy, Wendy, David, Christopher, Stevie, Tracy, Patty, Stephanie, Frankie, Timothy, Susie, grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.    

She is preceded in death by her husband, Norm Frane; mom, Silvia Jacobson; father, Irving Jacobson; Brice Peters, previous husband; Denny Peters, stepson. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ARC of Ventura, 5103 Walker Street, Ventura, CA 93003. 

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Livingston Hospice Visiting Nurses, and her amazing care staff that have been

committed to her comfort, care, and safety during her time of need. 

Ruth will be remembered for her smile, and kindness to everyone, who had the pleasure of knowing her.

A Celebration of Life is on May 21, 2022, at 11 a.m., at Redemption Church, 190 E. El Roblar Drive, Ojai, CA 92023, with a reception afterwards.

There will be an online service for those who are out of town or not able to attend in person.

Arrangements are under the direction of Joseph P. Reardon Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 757 E. Main Street, Ventura.

Obit Frane photo

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