My cousin Isabelle (once removed) passed away on March 1st.
When I was growing up, she would visit her Aunt Marion (my grandmother) while she was travelling though Detroit on road trips.
I remember her dog, Marco Polo, and her modesty when we would talk about her accomplishments:
SWE Archive Interview with Elaine Pitts (Transcript)
The last time I saw her was at the SWE National Conference in Birmingham, Alabama in 2003. She greeted me with a big smile and a big hug, and we went on a quest with a couple of her friends to find some good southern food.
She provided a great example of how to live with self integrity, and of how to be gracious and strong when doing so.