Ruth Stander, National Library of Medicine employee

Posted on June 17, 2011

Ruth Stander, 87, who translated scientific articles in Russian and German into English and then summarized them for a National Library of Medicine publication, died June 6 at her home in Boynton Beach, Fla. She had pneumonia. Ruth Schlessinger was born near Stuttgart, Germany, to a Jewish family. In the late 1930s, she and two younger siblings were among thousands of Jewish children evacuated to England on Kindertransport trains.

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