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The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Ruth Priddle can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

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Under her wings
Ruth created a home for many aspiring and accomplished dancers where we could grow and learn under her amazingly wide wings. She understood and encouraged my immature experiments in choreography. She shared her love of all aspects of dance - creative, intellectual,...
Paulette Bibeau
2016-06-19 17:32:36
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A Treasured Colleague and Friend

It is with a very heavy heart that I share a few memories of my treasured colleague and friend Ruth. She was such an inspiration to me from the very early years of our teaching appointments to Waterloo and York Universities, respectively. In her typical...

Mary-Elizabeth Manley
2016-06-17 20:48:23
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Former student

Ruth was one of the Waterloo pioneers in the PE program. Only a year or two older then the first students.Enjoyed her enthusiasm and spirit as the new program emerged. Her contributions were significant as she established a dance program. Knew Ruth prior...

Doug Peacock
2016-06-13 12:05:19
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My Mentor

Ruth Priddle is the reason I am a teacher. She coached me from a quiet dance student to become a more outgoing and demonstrative teacher. I was guided through many avenues by the vivacious Ruth and strove always to be as good as she thought I could be....

Janis Price
2016-06-10 14:18:43
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