Ruth Eisler Forrest was born on July 17, 1923 in Newark, N.J. and died peacefully at Meadow Ridge in Redding, on Feb. 13. She was 92 years old.
She was the daughter of Charles and Frieda Eisler, both of whom emigrated from Hungary at the beginning of the 20th Century. Her father was the founder of Eisler Engineering in Newark, and was the inventor and manufacturer of machinery required to make incandescent tubes. He held more than 50 patents in machinery design.