Ruth E. Saltz, formerly of Locust Valley, died on July 9, 2009 at age 87. A former handbag designer, Ruth impacted the fashion industry with her creativity and uniqueness. Ruth is survived by her loving daughters, Marcella Saltz and Gayle Snyder. Reposed at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Service officiated by Rabbi Jeffrey Clopper. Interment Locust Valley Cemetery.