Ruby was born 1905 at Diamond Creek. It was while living in Korumburra, Gippsland that her family were advised to move to a warm climate. They move to Lockington which is a much warmer and dryer environment. Sadly Ruby’s health continued to fail and it was in 1919 she passed away with Tuberculosis. Ruby is buried at Rochester Cemetery with her parents and her brother Cliff. She was 14 years old.