Ruth Moselle Mays Apilado was the oldest Washington State resident, the oldest known living Chicagoan, and the Gerontology Research Group listed her as the 10th oldest United States “supercentenarian.” In addition, she was known to be the oldest living Civil Rights advocate before she passed away on August 15, 2021.
Basurto showed tremendous strength in battling her illness over the past three years. Despite how much her physical body was fighting against her, she continued to exude spiritual strength. Never giving up, never allowing the difficulties to get in her way, and always pushing forward. She continued to tackle every obstacle until the battle with illness became too much for her frail body.
The family asks for time to grieve this tremendous loss. Memorial arrangements are being finalized and we will share more information in that regard soon. Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. She fought a good fight and she won the race.
Elleree Harrison peacefully departed August 23, 2021 at 9:40 am. She leaves behind siblings, family members, children, grandchildren, church family, and a host of friends. Our eyes are moistened by memories overflowing in our hearts from all the times remembered. Her laughter and joyful spirit will forever reign in an ocean of precious moments shared.
High School Football
As the clock continued to dwindle down, and Bulldogs’ ran out of timeouts the Fighting Irish would send their seniors off right with a 21-14 win.
Video that appears to be taken by a student in Riverside, California shows a teacher imitating a Native American dance to teach trigonometry.
An atmospheric river is generating a wild weekend full of heavy rain and snow for much of the West.