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Ruth M. Heller, Canadian writer. Certified medical secretary California. Recipient Children's Science Book award, New York Academy of Sciences, 1983; fellow Yaddo fellow, 1980. Member of Society Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators, Society Illustrators San Francisco, Society Illustrators New York, Authors League American, Authors Guild.

Background

Heller, Ruth M. was born on April 2, 1923 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Daughter of Henry and Leah Rosenblat.

Education

Bachelor in Fine Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1946.

Career

Secretary to chief pathologist Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, 1947—1951. Author, illustrator children's books San Francisco and New York City, from 1981. Consultant, presenter reading and library conferences, schools.

Achievements

  • Certified medical secretary California.

Works

Membership

Member of Society Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators, Society Illustrators San Francisco, Society Illustrators New York, Authors League American, Authors Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, cooking, travel, walking.

Connections

Married Richard Philip Gross. Married Henry David Heller, December 21, 1951 (deceased December 21, 1951). Children: Paul Garson, Philip.

father:
Henry Rosenblat

mother:
Leah Rosenblat

spouses:
Richard Philip Gross

Henry David Heller

children:
Paul Garson Heller

Philip Heller