Published in The Washington Post on July 6, 2010 - May 05, 1926, July 01, 1910
Rockville, Maryland. She was born on May 5, 1926 in Morgantown, WV.
She grew up in Washington, D.C. beginning in 1934 and lived in Bethesda, Maryland
since 1950. She attended Western Senior High School (1944) (DC) and graduated
from George Washington University with a degree in languages in 1947.
She was selected as Field Secretary for Kappa Kappa Gamma. Over a two-year period
she visited thirty colleges and universities across the country and helped colonize new
Her Federal career included positions with the Hoover Commission and the Library of
Congress as a personnel specialist.
She is survived by two sons, Clifford R. Northup (Sandy) of Arlington, VA and James G.
Northup (Phyllis) of Munising, MI and four grandchildren, Kimberly, Brian, Erin and Amy.
A memorial service will be held at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 3115 P Street,
N.W. on July 9, 2010 at 11 a.m.
Donations may be made to Georgetown Presbyterian Church in lieu of flowers.