Lynch, made a big difference in Gary's life.
had a house and Judith was a girlfriend who suddenly appeared,"
neighbor Scheline Wright said. "We did a neighborhood wedding."
told people at work he married again, coworkers were shocked. The
knew about his divorce, but not that he was dating again. Coworkers
really rallied around him when they heard the news.
each other," a neighbor said. "When you're around people who really
care deeply about each other and are always considerate of each
other, you can tell." Judith, had come out of a bad marriage and
Ridgway treated her like a queen.
their white poodle for walks in the neighborhood, spent time out
in their yard together and went away often in their RV.
had been shown on television, and curiosity seekers would drive
by. Judith left a broken necklace in a truck and was upset because
police suspected the necklace belonged to a murder victim.
shortly after their marriage to their current home.
arrest Judith was displaced for a week while detectives searched
their home for evidence. It was not clear if she would receive reimbursement
as the other's displaced in the search were. One detective said
those funds may only be available to those who were innocent and
no connections of the crimes.
not spoken to the media. After she returned home, there is a cardboard
sign in the window:
disturb. No comment. No media."
wife, Judith, "a very nice,
bewildered lady," according to Savage, has hired her own attorney,
Rebecca Wiess. "She expressed herself to me to be entirely behind
her husband," Savage said. "But I wouldn't fault her for being concerned
about where she stands and her assets stand."
not attend the arraignment. It is not known if she has visited her
Savage, one of Gary Ridgway's lawyers, said the Ridgways filed for
legal separation on 9-5-2, not for emotional reasons, but to isolate
Judith Ridgway from any lawsuits her husband faces or could face
in the future, related to the allegations against him. The couple
have no children together but property, debts and liabilities that
need to be documented and divided legally.
Marriages and Love Lives - A
prostitute and a former wife were choked by him, he placed both
in a police-type choke hold in 1982.
Wife Claudia - She
said their brief marriage failed because he was dominated by his
Wife Marcia - Marcia Winslow described strange behavior
and unusual sex practices. They
had a son, Matthew, in 1975.
Copyright Kari Sable 1994-2006