Ruth Miller Goodman of Livingston died Jan. 31, 2020. Born and raised in New Canaan, Conn., she resided in Livingston for the past 62 years.
Mrs. Goodman served as a reading/language arts specialist for 37 years for the Newark school system. In addition, she also scored the College Board SAT essays until the age of 93. She was a member of the International Reading Association.
She earned B.A. and M.A. degrees from Kean University.
She enjoyed taking daily one-and-a-half-mile walks at Grover Cleveland Park.
Predeceased by her husband, Daniel, she is survived by two sons, Robert (Anna Karina) and Harold (John Jansen); three daughters, Karen (Jonathan) Lautman, Susan (David) Teicher, and Nancy (Girard Healy); and five grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 1 with arrangements by Collins Funeral Home, Norwalk, Conn. Memorial contributions may be made to Grover Cleveland Park Conservancy, Essex Fells.