Born in North Dakota on Oct. 7, 1911. Ridley settled in Eureka, CA in 1922. During the 1930s she was active in the local art scene and a charter member of the Humboldt Art Club in 1934. Her married name was Wallace at the time of her demise in Eureka on Dec. 25, 2004.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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