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  • "Penny, kind, courageous and selfless. In your intelligence..."
    - Graham Becker
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    - Victoria Zevgolis
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    - GS

ANDREW--Penelope T., beloved daughter, sister, aunt, and cherished friend, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 14, 2014. Ms. Andrew was a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Brandeis University, and received her MSW from New York University. At NYU, she was awarded an NIMH clinical traineeship and Dean's Merit Awards. She worked at St. Luke's- Roosevelt Hospital for 16 years and was an Adjunct Lecturer/Field Instructor for Columbia University graduate students and for NYU interns. She volunteered with the American Red Cross during 9/11, worked in-patient and community psychiatry and with combat veterans. Ms. Andrew was certified in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from the Psychoanalytic Training Institute/NYCC. She was also a writer/editor, film critic, and member of the Women Film Critics Circle. Her work appeared on Huffington Post, Bright Lights Film Journal, Arts Express, Critical Women on Film and The American Association for Psychoanalysis. Ms. Andrew worked as a writer and editor for The New Manhattan Review, H Proini, Universal Press Syndicate and Hellenic Voice. She was a consultant with non-profit organizations and individuals on PR, resume and biography development, website copywriting and other creative projects. Her interests and involvement included Amnesty International and Save Darfur Coalition. Born in Hopewell, Virginia on July 30, 1956, Ms. Andrew was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Theodore C. Andrew. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Freda P. Andrew, her brother, Dr. Constantine T. Andrew, his wife Susan, niece and nephew, Leia and Ted, and her devoted loving friends. She will be deeply missed by all whose lives she touched. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Amnesty International,, Amnesty International USA, 5 Penn Plaza, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or Save Darfur Coalition/United to End Genocide,, 1000 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005 or a .

Published in The New York Times on Apr. 15, 2014
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