Suzannah M. Sennetti, a former national security analyst for the Rand Corp. and government contractors in the Washington area, died of a seizure Aug. 8 in Miami, at the home of her father and stepmother. She was 37.

Her death was confirmed by her father, John Sennetti.

Suzannah Marie Sennetti was born in Lubbock, Tex. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1997 and a master’s degree in public administration in 2001, both from the University of Texas at Austin.

She moved from the District to Florida last year to work as a research analyst at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.

Survivors include her father and stepmother, John and Suzanne Sennetti of Miami; her mother and stepfather, Cynthia and Glenn Boris of Lubbock; a brother; a stepsister; and a stepbrother.

— Emily Langer