Ruth Mae Dragon Croney |

Ruth Mae Dragon Croney

Ruth Mae Dragon Croney

Ruth Mae Dragon Croney of Glenwood Springs died Sept. 17, 2010 at Grace Care Center. She was born in Scotia N.Y. on May 28, 1923 to John and Catherine O’Rourke.

She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Ruthie married Alexander Dragon of Bennington VT in 1955. Six years after Mr. Dragon’s death she married Harold Croney of St. Augustine Florida. When Mr. Croney died in 1998 Ruthie moved to Glenwood Springs.

Making friends out of strangers was Ruthie’s favorite pastime. She loved hosting parties and dinners, the more guests the better. Ruthie was a volunteer at the Garfield County Juvenile court and Valley View Hospital. She created fun and fond memories wherever she was.

Although she had no children of her own, Ruthie was loving and supportive to Mr. Dragon’s daughter and son.

Ruthie is survived by her stepchildren and their families, Carroll Dragon Campbell of Waterford, VT, Andrew and Sara Campbell of Landaff N.H., Ben and Colby Campbell Skoglund of Burlington, VT., Nic and Zanna Campbell Blaney of Goffstown N.H., John Alexander Dragon of Glenwood Springs, Marge Dragon of Longmont, CO, Timothy and Gina Dragon Pedrick of Glenwood Springs and Carroll Dragon of Firestone, CO, also surviving are six great grand children; Silas Skoglund, Cavot Blaney, Sarah and Sam Toomer and Alexander and John Jacob McPherson.

Committal will be Oct. 2, 2010 at Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington VT.

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