Ruth R. Baugh of Tropic, UT passed away June, 17, 2021 in Panguitch, Utah. Ruth was born on February 5, 1941 to Blake and Gurena DeLange Robinson in Junction, UT. She was the 5th child of 6. She grew up in Escalante, UT. Ruth graduated from BYU and taught school at Bryce Valley HS for 28 years. Ruth was sealed to her husband Matland Baugh in the Manti Temple on October 5, 1961.
Ruth’s passion was her garden and her family. You could always find her weeding, picking, or bottling items from her garden. She loved sharing the bounty with her family and friends. She loved to sing, read, and watch BV basketball games. She loved to hunt and fish, and she loved her grand and great-grandchildren.
Ruth is survived by her husband Matland Baugh; children: Kelley (Birch) Moore, Dallen (Katherine) Baugh, and Justin (Emily) Baugh; 11 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, a brother, and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Tropic Ward Chapel where friends may call Friday evening from 6-7 p.m. or Saturday morning from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Tropic Cemetery. Live streaming of the services and online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com can be found under Ruth’s obituary. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti.
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