Widow of producer Howard W. Koch
Ruth Koch, widow of producer Howard W. Koch, died of natural causes Feb. 28 in Woodland Hills, Calif. She was 90.Married to the late Koch, who died in 2001, for 64 years, she was active in charity work for organizations including Vista Del Mar Charities, KCET, the Blue Ribbon Committee of the Music Center and the Women’s Guild of Cedars Sinai. She is survived by son Hawk, a producer, daughter Melinda, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Donations may be made to the Motion Picture and Television Fund Circle of Friends.
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