Ruth Evers Andrus, age 90, died May 6, 1991, at the home of her daughter in Salt Lake City.
She was born December 5, 1900 in Mercur, Utah. Her parents were Converse W. and Helena Barker Evers. She married G. Owen Andrus, October 24, 1924, in Salt Lake City; he preceded her in death November 7, 1937. A lifetime resident of Utah, Mrs. Andrus graduated from the University of Utah and taught for several years for Granite School District. She began her teaching career in 1918 by teaching Kanaka children in Tooele County. During the next 10 years she taught school in Rigby and Preston, Idaho, Park City, Monticello and Moab, Utah. She lived in Holladay until the death of her husband at which time she moved to Garfield, Utah. She lived there for the next 28 years, teaching at the Garfield School and working in the Garfield Library. She moved to Kearns and taught at West Kearns Elementary School and also worked at the Kearns Library. She retired in 1965. Mrs. Andrus was one of the first teachers at the Washington School in Park City. Recently this historic school was converted to the Washington School Inn and "The Evers Suite" was named in honor of her.She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Paul McCullough, Salt Lake City; three grandchildren, Michael Iverson, Ogden; Steven McCullough and Mary McCullough Jones, Atlanta, Georgia; three great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, daughter, Mary Jo Iverson, grandson, Scott Iverson, three sisters.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, 12 noon, May 9, 1991 at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 S. Highland Drive, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
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