I don't know if others on the list have heard, but Karen Dee passed away this week. Here is the announcement I received with funeral information:
Karen Michalowicz died suddenly on Monday, July 17th of a massive heart attack. She was scheduled to begin medical tests for a bone marrow transplant the next day. She has been ill with a blood disorder for the past year. Her funeral will be on Saturday, July 22 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, 3305 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, VA 22041, Telephone: 703.820.7111. The family suggests donations to SOME (So Others May Eat) 71 'O' Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, phone: 202.797.8806 | fax: 202.265.3849 | firstname.lastname@example.org or any other organization in which Karen had an interest.