Ruth G. Edidin, who as a Jewish girl in Brussels during World War II successfully escaped being sent to a Nazi death camp, and who later became a college mathematics instructor, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer’s disease at Tudor Heights assisted living in Baltimore.
The Cheswolde resident was 82.
The daughter of Abraham Glicenstein, owner of a custom tailoring business, and Hinda Lis Glicenstein, a homemaker, Ruth Glicenstein was born in Berlin.
“In the face of increasing anti-Semitism, Ruth’s father left Germany for Belgium in 1939. He died in Brussels some little time after that,” wrote her husband of 54 years, Michael...