URC remembers Ruth Clarke, 1935-2021

Ruth Clarke news bannerRuth Clarke, a trailblazer for all sorts of issues, especially the representation of women and young people in the Church and for the ecumenical movement, died on 11 January aged 85.

A former Moderator of the General Assembly United Reformed Church (URC), Ruth was heavily involved with the creation of the Windermere Centre and served as its Assistant Director.

It was during her time there that one of her daughters, Hannah, died in a motorcycle accident. This led to the creation of the Hannah Fund, which supported people wanting to visit the centre and the Hannah Wing, a suite for disabled people on the ground floor of the centre.

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