Ruth Perry was the epitome of selfless service to her country and her community. After 20 years with the Air Force, she worked another 20 years at the Social Security Administration. Following her service, she volunteered many hours within the Albert Lea community and American Legion Post 56. Ruth helped many fellow veterans and friends, always with a smile. Ruth treated everyone with kindness, respect and grace. Ruth was an invaluable inspiration to the women veterans of Freeborn County.