On Dec. 30, Ruth Goldschmidt (née Herz) of Owings Mills, formerly of Kew Gardens, N.Y., at 98. She is survived by daughters Toni Greenberg and Leah Katz; grandchildren Miriam Greenberg and Cantor Jacob Greenberg; and caretaker Mavis Duku. She was predeceased by husband Arthur Goldschmidt; son-in-law David Greenberg; and parents Lily and Eugen Herz. She left Germany via the Kindertransport and never saw her family again. She survived nine years on the run, and then came to the U.S. She worked as a nurse for 20 years.

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