Ruth Ulrich |

Ruth Ulrich

Ruth Margaret “Margi” Ulrich, 82, of Fairfield died Friday, Jan. 17, in Fairfield.

Mrs. Ulrich was born on April 26, 1920, in Washington state. She graduated from the University of Washington, where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. After graduation, she taught high school for a year. She married Russell Ulrich in 1943. They lived in Alaska, Japan, New York and California and had a vacation home on the Costa Brava of Spain. She taught first grade in Long Island, N.Y., for 18 years. She had lived in Lake Wildwood for 18 years before moving to Fairfield in 1997. She was well-read and enjoyed music, art, culture, golf, gardening, sewing, needlework, cooking, reading and traveling.

She is survived by her husband, Russell Ulrich; daughters and sons-in-law Susan and Patrick McGrath and Catherine and William Carle; and grandchildren Molly McGrath, Fergus McGrath, Sarah Carle and Andrew Carle.

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