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Mary Ann "Mrs. B" Rugh Baker
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1930
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1998
Carmel Valley
Monterey County
California, USA

Ann Rugh Baker of Carmel Valley, California, was born in San Francisco in 1930. After moving to the Monterey Peninsula she met and married Eugene Ames Baker (also an artist). Rugh (the name she painted under) studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. She painted in what can be called a "folk art", almost abstract, style. She produced images of early California, particularly the Monterey Peninsula, in this "folk" art manner. Her media is primarily acrylic. Rugh was a long-time member of the Carmel Art Association. Her husband Eugene Baker who died in 1982 was also a long time member.

Rugh had one man shows at the Carmel Art Association (1972), the Castle Gallery in Santa Cruz, and the Habitat Gallery in San Francisco. She also participated in shows at the Lodi Grape Festival, and the Monterey County Fair.

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Ann passed away June 21, 1998 at her home in Carmel Valley following an extended ilness. She was pre deceased by both her parents, Dr. Charles V.Rugh and Mary Yocco Rugh, her brother Dick Rugh and her husband Eugene A. Baker. She is survived by daughters Kim Baker Challis and Kathleen Baker and one grand-daughter, Amy Challis.


Family links: 
  Charles Vincent Rugh (1896 - 1961)
  Mary Yocco Rugh (1897 - 1986)
  Eugene Ames Baker (1928 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Jerry Hurlbert
Record added: Jan 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104076330
Mary Ann Mrs. B <i>Rugh</i> Baker
Added by: Jerry Hurlbert
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