Connie M. Borror, Ph.D., 49, of Glendale, Ariz., formerly of Granite City, Ill., born Sept. 16, 1966, in Granite City, Ill., passed away at 10:10 a.m. Sunday, April 10, 2016 in Phoenix, Ariz.
Connie was a Professor in the Division of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Arizona State University West. She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University in 1998 and joined the Division of Mathematical and Natural Sciences in 2005. Connie was a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the American Society for Quality and was an editor of the journal Quality Engineering, as well as a former director of the Certificate in Statistics Program and co-director of the Committee on Statistics at ASU. Connie was the 2016 ASQ Shewhart Medalist; the first woman to earn this distinction.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Forrest and Della Borror; and a brother, Danny.
Surviving are her sisters, Anna (John) Bringer of Granite City, Ill., and Donna Borror of Bethalto, Ill.; her brothers, Forrest (Darla) Borror of Granite City, Ill., and Dennis (Vicki) Borror of Greenville, Ill.; also by several nephews and a niece, as well as many great-nephews and great-nieces.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to youcaring.com/forconnie to help defray the cost of her medical and funeral expenses.
Visitation: Friends may call from 2 until 7 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Davis Funeral Home, 2060 Cleveland Blvd., Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: Connie will be eulogized at 10 a.m. Monday, April 18, 2016 at the funeral home. In respecting Connie's wishes, interment will be private and limited to immediate family only.
DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 15, 2016