Feb 3, 1903 - Jan 13, 1998
Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA) - Tuesday, January 20, 1998
Ruth Gilkey, a newspaper columnist and editor, died Jan. 13 in Walnut Creek. She was 94.
The native of Denver moved to Walnut Creek 16 years ago from Montclair. She worked for the San Fernando Valley Times for 13 years, then for the Oakland Tribune for 12 years.
She is survived by her sons, Hugh Argabrite of Sunnyvale and Alan Argabrite of Honolulu; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services: Private. Arrangements by Neptune Society, Walnut Creek.