Ruth Reep is a life long resident of Ohio. She learned to fly during the 1950s. Her first experience in a plane was the result of winning a magazine contest which offered a plane ride as the prize. During Ruth's flying career she was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. She and her husband frequented the Cleveland Air Races and even owns a piece of Bill Odum's downed plane. Ruth recounts maintaining her own plane and spending time with other pilots. Currently Mrs. Reep lives in West Salem with her daughter.
Reep, Ruth (interviewee)
Epps, Michelle (interviewer)
International Women’s Air and Space Museum (IWASM)
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"Ruth Reep Interview, 2010" (2010). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 401003.