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In Memoriam


Ann (Levin) Brown 79MPH of San Diego, Calif., on July 14, 2018. She and her family lived in the Atlanta area from 1960 to 2009. After earning her MPH, she became a genetic counselor at Emory and was elected to serve on the first board of the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Survivors include her husband, Dr. Leonard Brown, four children and their spouses, and eight grandchildren.


Sheila Cort Isoke 86MPH of Atlanta, on July 7, 2018. She was a native of New York.


Dr. Sandra L. Evans Goins, Col. (Ret.) 90MSN 90MPH of Clayton, N.C., on July 9, 2018, at 61. She served with distinction as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1978 until 2006. Later she taught nursing at Fayetteville State University and North Carolina Central University and helped develop a new nursing program at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C. Survivors include her husband, Thurmond, three children, three grandchildren, two sisters, and three brothers.

Patricia “Patsy” Toal Westall 90MPH of Delray Beach, Fla., on Dec. 21, 2018, at 76. She worked in health administration in the Atlanta area for nearly 30 years. Survivors include her husband, Scott, their three children, eight grandchildren, and a brother.

Dr. Kathleen Gay Dylla 91MPH 98MR (medicine) of Omaha, Neb., on Dec. 20, 2018, at 61. Survivors include her husband, Robert (Robbie), two sons, one stepson, their wives, five grandchildren, her parents, and three sisters.

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