Joanne L. Borthwell, administrative assistant in the Office of the Provost, died on Novemer 19 at the age of 55, after a long illness.
Ms. Borthwell, who came to Penn in 1980 from the West Philadelphia firm of Systems Research, was a secretary-technician with the late Dr. Harry Harris in the Genetics Department of the School of Medicine until 1990, when she joined the Provost's Office. She also studied toward a degree in psychology at Penn through the College of General Studies.
Ms. Borthwell is survived by her son, Darryl Lee.
Services will be held Friday, November 27, at the Thankful Baptist
Church, 17th and Allegheny Street in Philadelphia. Viewing is from 9 to
10 a.m. and the service begins at 10 a.m.
Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 13, November 24, 1998