AUSTIN - Representative Helen Giddings released the following statement on the passing of Philanthropist Ruth Sharp Altshuler:
"There is not a soul on this Earth who loved the City of Dallas more than Ruth Altshuler. If there was a way for her to improve our city, she stepped up without hesitation. When I heard of her passing, I was heartbroken. I will painfully miss her compassion, determination, and biting sense of humor. I was so incredibly fortunate to serve with her on some local projects and boards. It was through that work where she showed her tremendous empathy and steadfast support of the impoverished and less fortunate. Despite tragedy filling her own life, she persisted as a trailblazer and an unyielding force of good. Although we have lost a giant, her vast contributions are everlasting."
Representative Helen Giddings proudly serves the cities of House District 109: Dallas, DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Glenn Heights, Hutchins, Lancaster, and Wilmer.