CHARLOTTE – Former lawmaker and legendary leader, Ruth Samuelson of Charlotte has reportedly entered hospice care in her battle with stage 4 breast cancer. Her cancer was announced earlier this year and was met with widespread calls for prayers and praise for her accomplishments in the N.C. General Assembly. Samuelson is reportedly resting and spending time with family and friends.Samuelson served in the N.C. House as the Republican conference chair under then-House Speaker Thom Tillis. She is known for her energy, firm grasp of policy issues, and her deep faith. Representing Mecklenburg County she took on the task of wrangling support, financial and otherwise, for the Republican majority.A hiking trail along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway near her home in Mecklenburg County was recently named in her honor.
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