On February 15, 2004, Ruth W. of Baltimore, MD.; loving mother of Wilmer F. Upton, Fern D. Schmidt and William R. Upton. She is survived by her loving brother Fred Arnold; twelve grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made to Carroll Hospice, 95 Carroll St., Westminster, MD., 21157, 410-871-8000. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the GARY L. KAUFMAN FUNERAL HOME AT MEADOWRIDGE MEMORIAL PARK, INC., 7250 Washington Blvd, Elkridge (exit 6 off of Rt. 100), on Tuesday from 5 to 8 PM. Interment private.