KATHERINE ANDERSON

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KATHERINE BURT McKITTERICK ANDERSON (Age 89)  

A long time mathematics teacher at National Cathedral School, passed away June 17, 2017 at her home in Alexandria, VA. The cause was emphysema.
Born in Hinsdale, Illinois, she graduated from Swarthmore College in 1949 and came to Washington to work briefly for the Navy as a cryptographer. She married Nathaniel McKitterick, a magazine correspondent, and went to London with him for several years. She began teaching on her return to Alexandria, remaining at National Cathedral from 1972 to 1988. Mr. McKitterick died in 1990.
She is survived by her second husband, John W. Anderson, and two children, Molly McKitterick of Washington and John B. McKitterick of Columbia, MD,as well as three grandchildren.
Her family and friends remember her as a wonderful cook, a fan of chamber music, and a devoted gardener at her weekend cottage in Woodville, VA.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Sarah Meade McKitterick Scholarship Fund would be welcomed at Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081 or https://lifechanging.swarthmore.edu/make-a-gift. Services are private.

Published in The Washington Post on July 2, 2017