Ruth H. Boyd, 89, of Peru passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the UVM Health Network – CVPH, Plattsburgh with her loving family by her side. She was born in Peru on the Boyd Farm November 13, 1931, the daughter of George and Viola (Irwin) Boyd. Ruth attended Peru Central School and graduated in 1951. She then worked at Four Winds in Saratoga for several years before returning home. Ruth then cleaned homes, worked on the home farm and cared for her parents. She loved to bake for her family and bake sales. Left to cherish her memory are two nieces, Nan Brokos of Peru and Karen Babbie and husband, David of Peru; great niece, Elizabeth Brokos and companion, Rob Tibbetts; great nephews, Joseph Brokos and Chris Brokos and companion, Candice Allen, Eric Babbie and wife, Katie, and Jon Babbie and wife Erica all of Peru; cousins, Joan Agoney and Paul Irwin of Peru. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her brother, Fred Boyd. Services will be private at the convenience of her family. Burial will be in the Peasleeville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ruth H. Boyd may be made to the Peru SPCA. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.