Patricia Wilson Berger
Published in The Washington Post on April 1, 2011


Wife of George H. C. Berger, died at the Inova Alexandria Hospital on March 27, 2011
from complications following a fall.

She graduated from
Western High School (1945) and earned her BS degree at the
George Washington University and her MLS at The Catholic University of America.

As a Special and Administrative Librarian, Pat held management positions at the
Institute of Defense Analyses, the US Patent and Trademark Office, The Environmental
Protection Agency and the National Bureau of Standards/National Institute of Standards
and Technology. She was the President of the American Library Association, a Fellow of
the American Association for the Advancement of Science, of the National Information
Standards Organization and of the Special Libraries Association.

She was a member of Chi Omega and the Cosmos Club.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Inova Alexandria Hospital
Foundation, designated for the Cancer Center, 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria VA,

A funeral service and internment will be held at a later date.