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Lynn M. Ruoss, MSN, RN, CCRN-CSC-I, APN.C

April 27, 1960 ~ January 11, 2019 (age 58)

Lynn M. Ruoss, MSN, RN, CCRN-CSC-I, APN.C 58 of Clayton, NJ died Friday January 11, 2019 at Inspira Medical Center, Vineland, NJ.

She was the wife of Russell T. Crawford, Jr.

Born April 27, 1960 in West Chester, PA she was the daughter of the late George Ruoss and the late Marie Cook Ruoss.

Graduated from Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA Diploma 1982; La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1987; La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA Master of Science in Nursing Adult Health and Illness

Previously employed at numerous hospitals in Philadelphia and New Jersey

Accomplished numerous fields including American Association of Critical Care Nurse (AACN) Wyeth-Ayerst Mentor 1996- 2000

Numerous awards such as Writers Awards, Nurse Recognitions, and Fraternity Awards


“It starts with the hands”. Bridges to Excellence, Winter 2009

“Continuous Cardiac Index Monitoring: A prospective observational study of agreement between a pulmonary artery catheter and a calibrated minimally invasive technique: Resuscitation, June 2009. Co-author.

“Use of Standardized Order Set for Achieving Target Temperature in the Implementation of Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest: A Feasibility Study”. The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, June 2008. Co-author.

“Technology helps many patients with diabetes manage their care”. Advance for Nurses, August 2008.

“Clinical characteristics and outcomes of septic patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation”. Journal of Critical Care, 2008.  Co-author.

“New Thrombolytics Save Lives in Salem County”. Today’s Sunbeam. March 2001

“To Tie or Not to Tie… That is the Question”. AJN, May 1999. Co-author.

“Creating and Implementing Guidelines on Caring for Difficult Patients: A Research Utilization Project”. Medsurg Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health, June 1997, Co-author.

“Once the Dust Settles in the Nursing Field, LPNs Will be in Good Position”. Nurse Extra: A Publication of the Philadelphia Inquirer. January 1995.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by son John Crawford, daughter Tracey Crawford, nephew Tyler Wolfe, and numerous cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Friday, January 25, 2019 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., 410 North Church Street, West Chester, PA 19380; followed by her Memorial Service at 2:00 pm.

Interment will be in Birmingham-Lafayette Cemetery, West Chester PA.
A covered dish/potluck remembrance dinner bring what you like to celebrate her life at The Grange 245 Old Limestone Rd, Oxford ,PA

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home 410 North Church Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Donations may be made to:

DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home
410 North Church St., West Chester PA 19380
Tel: 1-610-696-1181

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