The Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. deeply mourns the passing away of :
DOLORES (DOLLY) SAMSON SMITH, (known in the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. as the former Dolores S. Acayan), retired statistics faculty member of the University of Connecticut and longtime resident of Willowbrook Road, Storrs, CT passed away on November 8, 2013. She was born in the Philippines, held a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in statistics from the University of the Philippines. She taught mathematics at the university, worked as a statistician for the Philippine government, represented the Philippines at statistical conferences in the Far East, India, and Europe, became a British citizen and lived abroad with her late husband, Hugh Fairfield Smith, who was a statistical advisor and consultant for the United Nations.
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