Monique V. (Wolf) King

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Monique V. King (nee Wolf) Monique King passed away February 3, 2016, she was born in 1932 in Paris, France. She survived the German Occupation during WWII. In 1948, she came to study for a year in the United States with an American Field Service scholarship. She returned to the United States in December 1950 to marry Richard C. King, a Harvard graduate and nephew of Admiral Ernest J. King. He remained her husband for 57 years. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Case-Western Reserve University in 1954, obtained her Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1959, and her M.D. degree in 1965 from that school. Her honors included Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha. Her special interest was Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis and she received her training in Psychoanalysis at the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Institute. She was appointed Training/Supervising Analyst at that Institute in 1983 and joined the Education Committee. For 18 years she was a member of the Center for Advanced Psychoanalytic Studies in Princeton, N.J. Dr. King enjoyed her psychoanalytic practice and served psychoanalysis in many ways until 1994 when she and her husband moved to Tucson, Arizona. She worked successfully to build up psychoanalysis in Southern Arizona and was chairperson of the Arizona Psychoanalytic Study Group until it became the Southwest Psychoanalytic Society a branch of the American Psychoanalytic Association. She established a program which brought outstanding national speakers in the field to that part of the country. She and her husband retired in 2006 at Splendido, a CCRC in Oro Valley. He died in 2007. While at Splendido she and three residents formed a min-university SIPP (Splendido Intellectual Pursuits Program) which offered a variety of courses to the residents. She was also for several years a member of the Writer's group. She organized a series of chamber Music Concerts with artists from TSO. She is survived by a large group of cousins who live in Israel and a cousin, Dr. Georgette Bennett who founded the Tannenbaum Foundation in New York, and Robert Goodman who was her partner for eight years. In lieu of flowers, contributions are to be made to the Wildlife Defense Fund and to PBS (Public Broadcasting Service). Arrangements by HUDGEL'S SWAN FUNERAL HOME.


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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Feb. 9, 2016
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