Ruth Stafford Peale

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Ruth Stafford Peale
Born (1906-09-10)September 10, 1906
Fonda, Iowa
Died February 6, 2008(2008-02-06) (aged 101)
Pawling, New York
Occupation American writer, editor and speaker

Ruth Stafford Peale (September 10, 1906 – February 6, 2008) was an American writer, editor, and speaker. She was the wife of Norman Vincent Peale, a former minister who wrote "The Power of Positive Thinking" and was the co-founder of the Peale Center and "Guideposts" magazine.

She was born in Fonda, Iowa to Canadian parents, Methodist clergyman Frank B. Stafford and Loretta A. Stafford, and died on February 6, 2008 in Pawling, New York, aged 101. [1]

In 1971, she published the book, The Adventure of Being a Wife with authorship as Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale.