Ruth M. Dawson, 86, of Fort Wayne died on November 17th, 2020 at Parkview Memorial Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne, IN. Ruth was born to the late James and Julia Gardinier on July 17, 1934 in Fort Wayne. She was a homemaker and a member of Settlers, Inc. for over 30 years. Ruth is survived by three daughters, Kathleen (James) Evans, Karen Dawson, and Elaine (Charles) Wyss; grandchildren, Jennifer Schaeffer, Jeffrey Schaeffer, and Erika Galloway; great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Jerald E. Dawson. Funeral Ceremony will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave with calling one hour prior. Burial will be in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to ASPCA . To sign the online guest book, go to www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com.