Ruth Edelman

Beating `A Very Personal' Illness

Ruth Edelman, a society figure well-known on Chicago's Gold Coast, is telling a reporter about some of the strange things that have happened in her life in the last 16 years. There was the out-of-town trip during which her emotions swung so wildly that she alarmed friends by repeatedly asking, "Do I look all right?"


Ruth Edelman, 1929 - 2013

Wife opened door for husband to close the deals Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, was founded by Dan Edelman, but it was his wife of 59 years, Ruth Edelman, who was the foundation. From encouraging her husband to start his business while they were still dating, to wooing, befriending and entertaining clients through the decades, Mrs.

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