Barbara "Ruth" Ruth Sanderson

Thursday, November 16th, 1939 - Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Barbara Ruth Sanderson (nee Commander) born November 16, 1939 in Rosenberg, Texas died June 13, 2019 in Longmont, Colorado. She is survived by her two brothers (Marvin and Paul Commander), three of her children (Carrie Clark, Darrell and Sharon Sanderson) and three grandchildren. She grew up in Houston, Texas area and attended Baylor University where she got a degree in elementary education. It was at Baylor where she met Bruce Sanderson (dcd 1993) and they were married in September, 1961. She spent the next years as an Air Force officer wife, teaching, getting her Masters in Education degree and raising 4 children (Elaine Sanderson dcd 2007). She moved to Colorado in 1996 to be closer to her two brothers and assist in the care of her parents, Dr. R.G. and Mrs. Bernice Commander. She joined and was an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Boulder. She enjoyed traveling, reading and socializing with her friends.

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