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Remembering Ruth Goldbloom

August 30, 2012, Halifax, NS—It is with a profound sense of loss that the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 acknowledges the passing of Ruth Goldbloom, O.C., O.N.S.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of our co-founder, colleague and friend. The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 would not exist if it was not for Ruth’s vision, tireless efforts and passionate leadership.” said John Oliver, Chairperson of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  “She was a champion for the Museum, from its restoration in 1999 and in its journey to becoming a national museum and beyond. Her spirit will forever be part of Pier 21.”

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