Documentary Editing, Association for



Date of this Version

Winter 2005

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Documentary Editing, Volume 27, Number 4, Winter 2005. ISSN 0196-7134


2005 © the Association for Documentary Editing. Used by permission.


Linda A. Fisher, MD, 58, former director of the Fairfax County Health Department, in Fairfax, VA died Monday, 23January 2006 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD of complications following a heart transplant. A resident of Annandale, VA for the past five years, she had resided in St. Louis from 1975 until 2000.

Dr. Fisher was an active member of the ADE and a graduate of Camp Edit. She was a recipient of a travel grant and attended the 2003 ADE Annual Meeting in Chicago. Dr. Fisher had published two articles in Documentary Editing, an article about Missouri businessman Joseph J. Mersman and an article on his sister, Agnes Hikock. The Mersman diary project will soon be a published edition but the Hikock project remains unfinished.