Ruth Ann Simpson nee: Trew, age 56 of Palatine passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Friday, April 27, 2018. She was born at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri on September 20, 1961 to Daniel Robert Trew and Marcia Lynn nee: Magnuson. She was a graduate of Highland Park High School, class of 1979 and attended Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. She married David Edward Simpson Jr. on July 6, 1985 at Immaculate Conception Church in Highland Park. She was an account executive at Relay Health, a company she was with for 30 years. She was an avid reader, gardener, cook, and enjoyed bike riding with her family.
Beloved wife of David, loving mother of Hannah Rose and Haley Marie. Cherished daughter of the late Maj. Daniel R. and Marcia L. Trew. Dear sister of Christina (Robert) Betcher, Cynthia (Brian) Tobin, Rebecca (Dominic) Ugolini and Amanda Trew. Devoted daughter-in-law of David E. Sr. and Rose Ann Simpson, and sister-in-law of Sally Simpson and Randall Simpson. Fond niece, aunt, and great aunt to many.
Visitation Wednesday May 2, 2018 from 4:00-9:00 PM at Seguin & Symonds Funeral Home, 858 Sheridan Road, Highwood. Funeral mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church, 770 Deerfield Road, Highland Park. Rev. Kenneth Anderson, celebrant. Private interment will be in Lake Forest, Illinois.
The family requests any voluntary donations to be made to Cancer + Careers (www.cancerandcareers.org/donate) and/or Bright Pink (www.brightpink.org/donate).