Mrs Alice <I>Ramsey</I> Bruns

Mrs Alice Ramsey Bruns

Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Death 13 Nov 2015 (aged 105)
Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 155020876 · View Source
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RAMSEY BRUNS, Alice loving widow of R. Stewart Bruns Jr., died Nov. 13, 2015 at age 105. Born in Hackensack, NJ on May 27, 1910, she was the daughter of Alice Huyler Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across the United States in 1909, and of John Rathbone Ramsey, lawyer, County Clerk, and U.S. Congressman. Alice attended Bradford Academy in Massachusetts and graduated from Vassar College in 1931 where she was elected Phi Beta Kappa in her junior year. She was fluent in four languages: French, German, Italian, and Latin and earned a pilot’s license. Throughout her life, she was involved in many volunteer activities, chairing the boards of several organizations. For Vassar, Alice was president of the Essex Country Club and later served on the College’s Board of Trustees for six years as the Alumnae Fund Chairman. She is survived by two nephews, a great-nephew, a sister-in-law, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and her good friend and aide, Bibi. Burial will be in the Hackensack Cemetery in New Jersey. Moss Feaster Clwr. FH

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  • Created by: Iriss Hill
  • Added: 15 Nov 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 155020876
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mrs Alice Ramsey Bruns (27 May 1910–13 Nov 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155020876, citing Hackensack Cemetery, Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Iriss Hill (contributor 46617720) .