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Memorable Manitobans: Ruth Waterman Rubinstein (1936-2014)

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Writer.

Born at Winnipeg on 7 July 1936, daughter of Sheila and Louis Waterman, she was a piano teacher and performer before her marriage to Charles Rubinstein. She later worked as a technician in the family pharmacy and was a freelance writer for the Winnipeg Tribune and Jewish Post, and also edited books. After obtaining a BSc degree in nutritional biochemistry, she wrote articles on nutrition for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. She died at Winnipeg on 5 August 2014.

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Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 October 2014

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