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Joan E. Wingo

Joan E. Wingo, a senior administrative assistant in the MIT Sloan School of Management, died Feb. 13.

Wingo had been an administrative assistant in the Management Science Area since October 1988. For the past six years, she also served as managing editor of the journal Operations Research, published by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Wingo is survived by a brother, R. Scott Wingo of Vero Beach, Fla.; and two sisters, Pamela Harless of Plymouth, Mich. and Christina M. Larsen of Braintree.

Donations may be made to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 350 S. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.

Frederick H. Anderson

Frederick H. Anderson Sr., a retired technical instructor in the metals processing lab, died Jan. 8 at his home in Derry, N.H. He was 83.

Anderson, a Navy veteran of World War II, worked at MIT for 42 years.

He is survived by three sons, Frederick H. Anderson Jr. of South Hampton, N.H., Robert E. Anderson of North Hampton, N.H. and Donald R. Anderson of Pelham, N.H.; a daughter, Judith A. MacNeill of Derry, N.H.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, Phyllis (Stewart) Anderson, and a special friend, Doris Kenney.

Donations may be made to the Rockingham County VNA and Hospice, 137 Epping Road, Exeter, NH 03833.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 8, 2006 (download PDF).

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