Ruth Styx (nee Baker), 86, died on Jan. 6, 2018 in Brookfield after a long struggle with Lewy Body Dementia. 

She was born in Muskegon, Michigan, on July 8, 1929 and was a longtime resident of Traverse City. Ms. Styx served as registrar at Interlochen Center for the Arts for many years until her retirement at 75. She was an avid sailor, downhill skier, and bridge player. 

Ms. Styx is survived by her son, Jason (Megan) Styx; her grandsons, Neil and Peter; multiple nieces and nephews; and Jason’s father, Donald Styx. 

The family wishes to thank The British Home, Journeycare, Through the Forrest, and Grace Lutheran Church of LaGrange for their care and support. Services will be private.