Ruth Ellen Koenigsberg


Ruth Koenigsberg, of Washington and Montgomery County, died on May 6. She was a mentor, friend, teacher, coach administrator, world traveler, photographer and passionate lover of life.

After graduating from American University and North Carolina State, Ruth’s positions in Montgomery County Public Schools transitioned from teacher, coach, athletic coordinator, ending as assistant principal and principal at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School. Following retirement, Ruth mentored aspiring administrators. She was a team player, recognizing and inspiring the best in her family, friends and colleagues and they, in response, remained close and supportive of Ruth and one another.

She is survived by her brother, Mark, her niece, Lisa, and wife, Christa.

Donations may be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center ( Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.
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