On Thursday, February 23, 1978, in San Francisco, Cal., of a heart attack. Born in Ashland, Ore., she served as a hospital aide in Europe in WW II. From 1947 to 1956, at Columbia U. Teacher's College, as a President's Scholar, she rewrote the Gales Reading Tests, later conducting a UNESCO pilot study on teenage education in 12 European countries. Back in America, in Brazos Co. (Texas) as a leader in community action, under the Economic Opportunity Act she was instrumental in establishing Day Care, Family Planning and Neighborhood Resources Centers while also tutoring emotionally disturbed children. An active member of the League of Women voters, American Association of University Women and Alpha Chapt of Alpha Omicron Pi, she was also a writer of award winning short stories. A Memorial Service held February 28 in San Francisco is being followed by interment at Arlington National Cemetery, March 3 at 1:30 P.M. Those wishing to attend should gather at 1:15 P.M. at the Administration Building near the Main Gate Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Brushy Day Care Center, Rt. 5, P.O. Box 1018. Bryan, Tex. 77801. Mrs. Burgess is survived by her husband. Leonard R. Burgess, and by two brothers, Russell E. Frost and Marion L. Frost.