SHUTTLEWORTH, Ruth Luya

1921 - 2000

As Ruth Luya Cunningham, she was born at Epping, Essex on 12 August 1921, daughter of Daniel Cunningham (28 January 1885-1966), ship owner's manager, and his wife Clare Houston née Reeve (13 April 1895-1985), who married at West Ham, Essex in 1918 and in 1939 were living at 11 Eglington Road, Chingford, London. Ruth married at Epping, Essex in 1951, Vernon Robert Shuttleworth (27 December 1917-2003), an electrical engineer, and they are the parents of both Ruth and Cathie Shuttleworth [q.v.]. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from Hill Farm, Stoke Ash, Eye, Suffolk and exhibited in 1985 three paintings 'Landscape with Tree', 'Still Life' and 'Summertime' and in 1997 had on show 'The Mulberry Tree' and 'Our Lane in Winter'. She died at Eye, Suffolk on 30 August 2000.