Sutton, Ruth

Ruth Sutton

Price County 4-H Volunteer

Ruth Sutton has been a 4-H Volunteer in Price County for 65+ years. Ruth and her husband Don have made their home in the Town of Worcester outside of Phillips their entire married life. Together they have raised eight children which have blessed them with many grandchildren, great grandchildren. Ruth served the Price County 4-H program in many capacities: parent, project leader, key leader, club leader, County Leaders Association Officer, and mentor. Ruth recently retired as the General Leader of the Big Elk Badgers where she served for decades. Ruth is best known for her strong support of Home and Family projects where she helped many 4-H youth develop lifelong skills. Ruth was also very active in the Extension Home and Community Education Association serving as a club, county, regional and state officer. In HCE she was well known for her: cultural arts talents, “Stitches of Love” and “Raise a Reader” contributions.  Ruth is a true friend of the Price County Fair Association. She can still be found at the county fair day and night where she volunteers in the 4-H Dining Hall and as a Superintendent in the Exhibit Building. Ruth has helped to raise tens of thousands of dollars over the years to support both 4-H and the County Fair.  Ruth has been an active member of the Presbyterian Church serving many a dinner in the church basement.