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Ruth Kaiser Scherer

Ruth Kaiser Scherer

Died: Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Age: 90
Former Grosse Pointe Farms resident Ruth Kaiser Scherer, 90, of Punta Gorda, Fla., died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004.

Born in Elyria, Ohio, on July 29, 1914, to George and Adele Gill, Mrs. Scherer graduated from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, where she was a member of the Mu Phi Epsilon sorority.

Mrs. Scherer taught music theory at Oberlin College. She also taught music, piano and violin at Casanovia Junior College in New York. For 12 years, Mrs. Scherer taught “Meet the Masters” through the Grosse Pointe Community Education at the Grosse Pointe Public Library for future Grosse Pointe Symphony concerts. She also did pre-concert lectures and program notes for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

She is survived by her daughter, Betsy (Greg) Hughes; her son, Tom Kaiser; her step-daughters, Mimi Kuznik and Suzy (Duncan) Keller; her step-sons, Doug Scherer and Mike Scherer; her grandchildren, Kimberli Kaiser, Christopher Kaiser, Anne Serratos (Adan) and Brooke Hughes; her great-grandchildren, Hannah Kaiser, Adam Serratos and Nathen Kaiser; her sister-in-law, Mary K. Johnson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husbands, Robert L. Kaiser and Paul M. Scherer; her daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Dennis Cadaret; her daughter-in-law, Cathy Kaiser; and her sister, Jane Gill Eggers.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church in Grosse Pointe Farms. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grosse Pointe Symphony Orchestra.
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