“Ruth worked up to her last days. Last week, in fact, I was on a conference call with her, and her insightful contribution made it clear she had not missed a beat.
I know I speak for all of the NIH and our entire community when I say that the world has lost one of its dearest, most dedicated public servants, one with a huge heart and brilliant mind. We will miss her always.”
Peter F. Farnham is director of public affairs at ASBMB. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.