THEDA MAW STURTEVANT

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THEDA MAW STURTEVANT  
July 19, 1931 - July 21, 2016  

Born in Rangoon, Burma, the daughter of Dr. Ba Maw, former Prime Minister of Burma, and Daw Kinmama Maw. Predeceased by her son Alfred Boyan Maw Sturtevant; survived by her daughter Kinthi Diana Maw Sturtevant of New York City and son Reed Padi Maw Sturtevant and daughter-in-law Ellen Anderson Sturtevant of Lexington, MA, and grandson Alexander Maw Sturtevant of Brooklyn, NY.
She loved her family, her parents, and her country. As a teenager she came to the United States to attend graduate school at Yale University where she received an MA in History. She later was the editor of her father''s book "Breakthrough in Burma: Memoirs of a Revolution 1939-1946", published by Yale University Press. Beloved by all for her strong will and impish sense of humor, she lived her rich life with integrity and duty.
Private services are planned. Donations in her name may be made to God''s Love We Deliver, www.glwd.org


Published in The Washington Post on July 24, 2016
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