Ruth McGinnis

 

 

Age: 52

 

Summary: violinist and recording artist known for her contemporary folk/classical crossover style who performed and recorded with numerous artists, including Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Chet Atkins, Vince Gill, and the late bluegrass icon John Hartford, whose collaborations with singer-songwriter Amy Grant included performances as a guest soloist with the Nashville Symphony and a Mother's Day Special on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

 

 

Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer

 

Born: June 20, 1957

 

Died: October 6, 2009

 

Location: Nashville, Tennessee