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LARSON--Sue Howard, 79, died December 7, 2011 of injuries from a taxi cab accident on Riverside Drive. Professor emerita of Philosophy at Barnard College and Columbia University Graduate School, where she taught for over 30 years. Beloved teacher, noted Wittgenstein scholar, and ardent feminist, Sue obtained her BA and PhD from Stanford University and before her tenure at Barnard, taught at Mills College, Stanford University, and Princeton University. Sue is survived by nephews George Gatter of New York City and Brian Gatter and his daughter Gracie, of San Francisco, and by Elizabeth Koob and her daughter Hana of New York City. Donations to Amnesty International made in her memory would be appreciated ( A memorial service will be held on January 23, 2012 at 4pm at Barnard College, Broadway at 117th Street. For additional information call E. Koob 212-781-3049.

Published in The New York Times on Dec. 18, 2011
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