KATHERINE A. ROELTGEN, a nurse, died Mar. 6, 2017, at age 36. She received a master’s degree in nursing from Yale University in 2008. A volunteer with Doctors Without Borders, most recently in the South Sudan, she also worked at New York Presbyterian Hospital and at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Her parents, David and Margaret Roeltgen, survive, as do two brothers, two aunts, three nieces and nephews, and many cousins.


ASHLEY A. SANFORD, a musician and writer, died Mar. 8, 2017. She was 33 and had been in ill health for more than 10 years. A talented musician and writer, she was working on a memoir at the time of her death, hoping to help other Type I diabetics and organ transplant recipients. Her parents, Bruce and Marilou Sanford survive, as do her sister and brother, and a nephew and niece.