Ruth Masters Cruise Ship Passenger Death – Ruth Masters, 88, from Fontana, California was a passenger aboard Silversea Cruises ship Silver Shadow on Sunday, June 24, 2018, when she died in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Masters was on her 88th birthday cruise to Alaska and she celebrated and enjoyed her birthday on Wednesday, June 20 before falling ill the next day.
Ruth was born June 20, 1930 in Hartford, Connecticut to Irish immigrants William and Marie McCurry. She came to Los Angeles in 1950, where she met the love of her life, Tom Masters. They were married July 28, 1951. He preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 2015.
She had four children, Linda Scamara of Fontana, Loretta Featherston of Cameron Park, Billy Masters, Auborn and Bobby Masters of Fontana.