Ruth Altshuler‘s legacy will continue through the lives changed by her leadership, kindness and generosity.
SMU News Originally Posted: December 10, 2017 DALLAS (SMU) - Renowned civic and philanthropic leader Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler died Dec. 8, 2017, leaving a legacy of leadership, friendship and generosity focused on institutions dedicated to improving lives. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 14 at Highland Park United Methodist Church, followed by a reception in the Martha Proctor Mack Ballroom in Umphrey Lee Center, 3300 Dyer, on the SMU campus. The family asks that instead of flowers, donations be made in her honor to the Salvation Army. Ruth Altshuler (center) with SMU Vice President Brad E. Cheves (left) and SMU President R. Gerald Turner As a leader she was known for her intelligence, decisiveness, legendary fundraising skills and sense of [...]