Ruth Leckrone Parker

Profile Updated: March 18, 2019
Ruth Leckrone
Residing In: Saline, MI USA
Spouse/Partner: Frank Parker (Class of '58)
Occupation: Retired teacher
Children/Grandchildren/Great-Grandchildren/???: daughter Diane, born 1965
grandson David, born 1994
Yes! Attending Reunion

Graduated from University of Michigan in 1963, taught special education for 32 years. Since I retired I have mostly traveled with my husband or done craft projects at home.

School Story:

My favorite memories from school pretty much all have to do with band and orchestra - trips, concerts, marching, making music.

In which cities have you lived?

Since graduation I have lived in Ann Arbor and Saline. In 2014 we built a second home in Venice Florida where we spend the winter.

If you could build a second house, an ideal home, where would you build it?

never thought I’d want a second home until we got one.

How many family members still live within 50 miles of Fremont?

Only my sister-in-law.

Most interesting job:

computer tech at my elementary school where I was a special ed teacher

Most boring job:

I have never been bored

Should you live elsewhere, would you consider moving back to the Fremont area?


What do you do in your spare time?

I travel, cross-stitch, quilt, sew, read, and mess with the computer.

What did you "always want to do" that you have not (yet) done?

Visit Australia and New Zealand. (Visited both in 2012.)

Favorite teacher(s) at FHS:

Mr. DeJong and Mr. Durkee

Favorite sport(s):

professional football, UofM football

Favorite movie:

Dirty Dancing

Favorite music:

Classical, rock 'n roll, country

Interesting people you have met:

Paul Newman, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Patrick Dempsey, several other race car drivers

Number of pairs of shoes in your closet?

20 - 25

Number (approx) of emails that you receive in a month?


Who do you think the next presidential/vice presidential candidates will be? Do you agree that that candidate will be a good president? (yes/no).

Democrats - Obama
Republicians - anybody's guess at this point

Have you ever seen anyone born?


Have you ever been on television?

Yes, but only as a crowd member

Can the car(s) you drive be described as "SUV", "Hybrid", "Sports Car" or "Sedan"?


What inscription would you like on your tombstone?

I am not planning to have a tombstone.

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