Harris, Ruth (Brynteson) age 67. Preceded in death by husband, Earl; parents, Elaine & Walter Brynteson; brother, Charles. Survived by brother, Richard; children, Scott (Kathy) Halldorson and Lisa (Rick) Teteak; grandchildren, Erick, Kris & Richard; great-granddaughter Tori, as well as many other family & friends. Private service will be held in the spring. For service info call Scott, Lisa
Ruth was a native of MN, but also lived in San Francisco, San Diego, and other parts of CA. She founded Universal Mind Dynamics and taught Color Therapy. For a time, she lived in the SF apartment once occupied by Aleister Crowley. Ruth (Brynteson) Harris, 67, of San Diego, Calif., and formerly of Dent, died Jan. 2, 2007, in California. She had been living with her aunt, Shirley Anderson, in San Diego while undergoing treatments for cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elaine and Walter Brynteson; husband, Earl Harris; and brother, Charles.
Charles W. Brynteson
Deceased 7-5-1980 (aged 31)
Dec. 18th, 1948
July 7th, 1980
July 21st, 1980
Charles W. Brynteson
Served as SP4, U.S.Army, Vietnam
What does SP4 army rank mean?
SP4 is a Specialist, E-4, which is one step (rank) above a PFC, Private 1st class, E-3 and one step (rank) below a Sergeant, Sgt., E-5. A Private is an E-1 which is the rank most soldiers get out of boot camp. I don't know if the rank of Corporal is still used as it was or is an E-4 or at least a rank above a PFC. A Sgt., E-5 is usually a squad leader but depending on the staffing or circumstances could act as a platoon Sgt. This position is usually held by an E-6 and sometimes an E-7. The head NCO, Non-Commisioned Officer of an Army Company, is usually an E-8 which is a 1st Sergeant. The 'top dog' NCO in a battalion or Unit is the Command Sergeant Major. I think I got it right.
Sophomore Class 1964
My dear departed friend!
Go in peace and remember you are not forgotten while I am still on patrol.
Rest in Peace Chuck
Class of 1966 Memory Index
They came this way but once. Yet, they touched our lives in many ways while they were here. We shall remain eternally grateful for their friendship and for the influence each bestowed upon us.