Maureen Browne, 57, of Longboat Key, died June 25.
Born July 18, 1952, in Buffalo, N.Y., she graduated from Mount Mercy Academy in Buffalo, State University of New York in Brockport, N.Y., and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass.
Ms. Browne served as branch chief for the U.S. government in Washington, D.C. She was proud of her contributions to the passage and implementation of Title IX.
Ms. Browne is survived by her children, Mary Singer and Michael Singer; brother, James Browne; and sisters Kathleen Boice, Eileen Robinson and Joanna Quinn.
A funeral service will take place Thursday, July 1, in Buffalo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, cancer.org.
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