Chicago: Memorial for Ruth L. Ratny Planned


When building a blog about the film industry, having people one can rely on for accurate and timely information is critical.  Ruth L. Ratny was one of those people.  As founder of Reel Chicago, she was the go to source for topical, provocative and interesting stories about the film industry in the midwest.  She was also a funny and lovely person who will be greatly missed by the thousands of those whose lives she touched and enriched. All of us here at extend our heartfelt condolences to her family.

Ruth L. Ratny

A memorial celebration honoring the life of Reel Chicago founder Ruth L. Ratny will take place on Tuesday, March 21, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Untitled Supper Club in River North, 111 W. Kinzie St. Friends and well wishers are invited to view a special presentation and indulge in a cash bar.

The legendary chronicler of Chicago’s film production community was laid to rest beside her parents in Lincolnwood’s New Light Cemetery last Friday, March 10… READ MORE


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