Anne Mayo Northrop, 92, a resident of the Washington area for more than 60 years who was active in the Red Cross and other organizations, died at Sibley Memorial Hospital Monday of a coronary Thrombosis.
Mrs. Northrop was born in Coventry, England, and came to the United States while an infant. She grew up in Stowe, Vt., and attended Syracuse University.
In 1912 she married John DeWolf Northrop, a geologist. The couple lived in Wyoming and South America before moving to Washington in 1918.
Mrs. Northrop was a Red Cross Gray Lady in World War I. During World War II she headed the Red Cross Chevy Chase auxilliary at All Saints Episcopal Church and helped provide clothing for servicemen. She received a certificate of service from the Red Cross recognizing her contributions over 60 years and in two wars,
mrs. Northrop served on the boards of Alice Deal Junior High and Woodrow Wilson High schools in Washington. She was a member of the board of the Episcopal Home for Children, the women's board of Washington Hospital Center and was a member of the Chevy Chase Women's Club. She also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
At All Stints Episcopal Church, where she was a member for almost 50 years. Mrs. Northrop was the first vestrywoman. She was a member of the church's Circle No. 3 and of its St. Martha's Guild. Over the years she organized many suppers at the church and also was known for the dinners she organized for the Chevy Chase Businessmen's Association.
Her husband, who made his career as a geologist with the government, died in 1954.
Survivors include four children, Richard M., of Peoria Ill., Lois N. Salyer of Washington, and Robert W. Bethesda; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Memorial Fund of All Saints Episcopal Church, 3 Chevy Chase Cir., Chevy Chase, Md., 20015.