Violet Mae Lee Rugg

1907 - 1991

Violet Rugg taught music at two academies and two colleges in the Seventh-day Adventist school system. She was born in Swea City, Iowa.

Rugg started her career teaching voice and directing the choir at Broadview Academy in Illinois. She then taught voice at Southwestern Junior College, now Southwestern Adventist University, for three years, in the 1940s.

Most of Rugg's teaching career was spent on the West Coast, in California, where she taught piano at Golden Gate Academy and voice at Pacific Union College. She taught at PUC from 1954 until her retirement in 1969. She was living in Napa, California, when she died at age 84.


Source: Obituary, Pacific Union Recorder, 1 January 1992.