Diane Sonnenberg, a graduate of , passed away at her home in Annandale, Va., on Aug. 18 after an extended illness.
Sonnenberg was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Cedarhurst. She was a merit scholar at Lawrence High School and received degrees in mathematics from SUNY Buffalo and the University of Maryland. In the early 1970s, Sonnenberg taught probability and discrete mathematics at the Alexandria campus of NoVA community college. From 1974 until 2010, she worked in information technology at CSC, the Center for Naval Analyses, Newbridge Networks, ValueOptions, and WilmerHale, teaching and helping people use computers effectively.
Sonnenberg is survived by her husband Grady Campbell, son Matthew Campbell of Brookline, Mass., brothers Barton Sonnenberg of East Rockaway and Michael Sonnenberg of New York City, father Kenneth Sonnenberg of New York City, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, in the River Road Unitarian Universalist Church auditorium in Bethesda, Md., presided over by Rabbi Arthur Blecher of Beth Chai. Donations in Diane's name can be made to Doctors Without Borders or Martha's Table.
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