Mildred 'Millie' A. Wykoff

Substitute Teacher

Mildred "Millie" A. Wykoff, 74, a former substitute teacher in the Montgomery County schools, died June 23 at Montgomery General Hospital. She had suffered a stroke while bowling. Mrs. Wykoff resided at the Leisure World community in Silver Spring.

Mrs. Wykoff was born near Lexington, Ky. She received a master's degree in teaching from Miami University in Miami, Ohio, and taught in the Cincinnati public schools until 1985. She moved to the Leisure World community in 1990 and worked as a substitute teacher in the Montgomery public schools, mostly in special education. Mrs. Wykoff was active in the Leisure World bowling leagues, both duckpin and tenpin.

Her husband, the Rev. Leroy Wykoff, died in 1988.

Survivors include a sister, Ruby Hill, of Silver Spring.

Maureen Tinsley Nelson

Social Worker

Maureen Tinsley Nelson, 80, a retired social worker who taught at Howard University, died from cardiac arrest at Sibley Memorial Hospital on July 4. She lived in Washington.

Mrs. Nelson was born in Durham, N.C. She received a bachelor's liberal arts degree from Virginia Union University in Richmond and a master's degree in social work from the Atlanta School of Social Work in Atlanta. She had lived on and off in the Washington area since 1952.

She supervised the nursing home and elderly care programs for the D.C. welfare department and taught social work at Howard University during the 1960s. She worked as a vocational guidance counselor in Iran from 1958 to 1960 and in Ethiopia from 1966 to 1968 and developed a graduate social work program for the University of the Philippines during the early 1950s while her husband was in the Foreign Service.

Mrs. Nelson was a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority and an adviser in its scholarship program.

Her marriage to Dr. Junius Taylor ended in divorce.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Charles J. Nelson, the former U.S. envoy to Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland; a son from her first marriage, Junius Taylor of Nashville; a sister, Tomi Plummer of Tallahassee; and one granddaughter.

Brenda Hughes Moore

Human Rights Activist

Brenda Hughes Moore, 56, a human rights activist who worked for peace in East Timor, died July 11 at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. She had hepatitis. Mrs. Moore was a supporter of Bishop Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo, the Roman Catholic bishop of East Timor who shared the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize with Jose Ramos-Horta for their efforts on behalf of their beleaguered island homeland. She met Belo in 1989, when she visited East Timor with her husband, the Right Rev. Paul Moore Jr., now the retired Episcopal bishop of New York and a former suffragan bishop in Washington. Indonesia invaded East Timor in 1975 and has been accused of numerous human rights violations since then.

Mrs. Moore spent the last decade of her life in efforts to draw attention to the situation. Part of her work was through the Humanitarian Project, a Washington-based nonprofit organization that seeks to promote human rights; she was a member of its board of advisers. She also helped sponsor Belo's visits to the United States in 1993, 1995 and 1997, and she attended the ceremony in Oslo in 1996 at which he received the Nobel Prize.

A native of Richmond and a former Washington resident, Mrs. Moore graduated from Salem College in North Carolina and later studied in France and Italy. In the mid-1960s, she was a social secretary at the Algerian Embassy in Washington.

She later accompanied her first husband, John F. Campbell, a Foreign Service officer, on an assignment to Eritrea. Following his death in the late 1960s, she married Vernon Eagle, the president of the New World Foundation, which funded civil rights groups. He died in 1973.

She married Moore in 1975 and accompanied him on trips to India and elsewhere. She also became an art appraiser and consultant.

In addition to her husband, of New York, survivors include three stepchildren from her marriage to Eagle, nine stepchildren from her marriage to Moore, and two sisters, Stephanie Hughes of Phoenix and Lisa Hughes of Honolulu.

John Michael 'Mike' Young

Systems Design Engineer

John Michael "Mike" Young, 50, a computer operations specialist, died in his Sterling home July 10. He had cancer.

Mr. Young, a native of Herndon, graduated from Herndon High School and served in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. After his discharge, he worked for Planning Research Corp in McLean and Litton Computer Services in Reston in their computer operations centers. He joined TRW in McLean as a network systems design engineer in the 1990s and worked there until May. Mr. Young was a member of Herndon United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Sandra Wilkins Young, and two sons, Jonathon Michael Young and Jason Matthew Young, all of Sterling; and two brothers, David S. Young of Wilmington, N.C., and Timothy W. Young of Reston.

Jorge Ciancaglini

Economist and Editor

Jorge Ciancaglini, 73, an economist and editor who served 27 years on the staff of the United Nations, died of complications related to Parkinson's disease June 24 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. For the last 19 years, he had lived in Clifton.

Mr. Ciancaglini, a native of Argentina, was a graduate of the University of Tucuman there. He received a master's degree in economics at Columbia University in New York, where he also did doctoral work.

His career with the United Nations included service as an editor, economist and diplomat in New York, Mexico, Chile and Argentina. He retired for health reasons in 1980.

Mr. Ciancaglini had translated American books such as Dale Carnegie's "How to Make Friends and Influence People" into Spanish for U.S.-based publishers.

Survivors include his wife, Gale Ciancaglini of Clifton; three children, Nicholas Cianca of New York, Dr. Victoria Hendrick of Los Angeles and Alexandra Ciancaglini of Denver; and three grandchildren.

Franklin A. Petrasek

CIA Official

Franklin A. Petrasek, 75, who retired as deputy comptroller of the Central Intelligence Agency in 1979, died of kidney failure July 12 at a hospital in Athens, Ga. He moved to Athens in 1980.

Mr. Petrasek began at the CIA in 1952 as an intelligence officer. During the Vietnam War, he was chief of the Southeast Asia division of the office of economic research.

Mr. Petrasek was born in Hillside, N.J. He was a graduate of Syracuse University, where he also received a master's degree in industrial engineering. He served in the Army at the end of World War II.

His marriage to Margie Petrasek ended in divorce.

Survivors include three children, Robert Petrasek of Highland, Carole Algeo of Ohio and Scott Petrasek of East Haven, Conn.; a sister; and two grandchildren.