SUNNY OGSTON ANDERSON ~ Class of 1957
March 7, 1939 - January 15, 2007
On Monday, January 15, 2007, at her residence in Arlington, VA. Beloved wife of Tom Anderson. She is survived by two daughters, Wendy (Lee) A. Henderson and Jill (Rachel) M. Barr; three stepsons, Steven T. Anderson, David R. Anderson and Eric L. Anderson; 14 grandchildren; brother Ted (Patti) Ogston ('62); and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceeded in death by her parents Mary and Charles Ogston and her sister Mary Ogston ('58) Von Raesfeld.
From Sunny's daughter, Jill:
"My Mom was an:
~ Executive secretary with the Fluor-Daniel Corporation in Irvine, CA
~ Founding President of the Orange County Natural History Museum in Laguna Niguel, CA
~ a Master Gardner her whole life - her gardens were recognized by local gardnening clubs in Washington State, California and Arlington, VA
~ a White House Volunteer from 1993 to 1995
~ a volunteer gardener for the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. from 2000 to 2006
~ a volunteer children's tutor at her local elementary school from 2004 to 2006
And she was a traveler - Hawaii, Alaska, multiple trips in Europe and multiple safaris in Africa - the most recent one in September 2006.
As you can see my mom lived a very adventurous and full life. She was a very optimistic, and loving person who was a great friend to many and cherished by her family.
Peace" -Jill Barr
A memorial funeral service was held February 1, 2007, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Alexandria, VA.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Sunny's name (Sunny A. Anderson) to The Komen Foundation, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309, 1-888-888-3317.
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