N. Berlin, who grew up in Fair Haven and was a Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School graduate, died on Aug. 22 in Washington, D.C. at 63.
of her death was complications from multiple myeloma, which she fought for more than nine
years, according to legacy.com.
Sandra retired from the American Anthropological Association in
2006 as CFO/deputy director, having worked in finance and organizational
management her entire career, the obituary added.
Morristown, Sandra was raised in Mountain Lakes and Fair Haven. She graduated from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School in 1967.
Growing up she was active in the River Rats and loved to race and teach
sailing locally, according to legacy.com.
She received a bachelor's degree in economics and
German in 1972 and a master of business administration degree in 1974,
both from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She settled in the
Washington D.C. area after college and had lived in Falls Church, VA
Sandra was known to love sailing, traveling, gardening and genealogy. She was honored by the
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation for her extensive fundraising work
through the Race for Research.
She is survived by: her daughter,
Laura E. Berlin, of Falls Church, VA; her sister, Linda N. Patterson and
husband Eugene C. Patterson, of Fair Haven: nephews, Scott J.
Patterson, of NJ, and Eugene T. Patterson, of CA; and five nieces and
nephews in the Washington, D.C. area.