Ruth Weeks Arlt, a portrait artist who lived in Marina del Rey for 40 years, died of pneumonia Sunday, January 22nd, and was cremated.

She lived on Admiral Avenue in Villa Marina and died at the Centinela Freeman Regional Medical Center Marina Campus.

Her husband, Gustav Arlt, an educator at the University of California Los Angeles, died several years ago.

Ruth Arlt is survived by family members in Alabama, Florida, Michigan, Ohio, and Texas.