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Ruth Lawless Harwood '48

Ruth Anne Lawless was a member of the Mary Washington College Class of 1948 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. She later went on to marry William Bradford Harwood, a graduate of Marshall University. They raised two children, Ellen Harwood Uzenoff, and Mary Washington College graduate of the class of 1973 and Janet Harwood Peditto. Ruth taught music, performed with the USO, and enjoyed summer stock and community theatre. Together she and her husband Bill sang with the National Cathedral Choral Society. Ruth gave generously of her time to her alma mater, helping to found the Baltimore Alumni Chapter and to serve as its first president. She established a scholarship through her estate plans. Her daughter, Ellen Harwood Uzenoff '73 is the family representative.

Photo: Battlefield Yearbook 1948
Scholarships associated with Ruth Lawless Harwood '48
  • Ruth Lawless Harwood '48 Scholarship for Voice and Music