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Mechanical Engineering Remembers Willie Webb

Mechanical Engineering Remembers Willie Webb

Willie Mae Webb, 1944-2007.
Willie Mae Webb, 1944-2007.

Willie Mae Webb, a technical assistant to the Reliability Engineering program for 15 years, died of complications from respiratory ailments and lung cancer on April 10, 2007 at the age of 63. Willie was in hospice at the Washington, D.C. Veteran’s Administration Hospital after a seven-month struggle. Willie supported Professors Mohammad Modarres and Ali Mosleh, especially in distance delivery of the reliability courses and co-authored many reliability texts and reference books. She was born in Arkansas on February 26, 1944.

She was buried at the Chesed Shel Emmes Cemetery in Washington, DC on Monday April 16, 2007. Her outgoing and friendly presence will be missed by many people whose lives she touched. There will be a memorial event to celebrate her life at the University in the near future.

April 20, 2007


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