Dawn Smith, Active Staff, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, died on December 16, 2008. Associate Director Smith was a member of the Housing Division.
Dawn Smith was born in Phillipsburg, and was a Monmouth Junction resident since 1993. She was a graduate of Douglass College, Class of 1977, and was employed by Rutgers University for more than 31 years as an administrator. Mrs. Smith was a city council candidate for South Brunswick and New Brunswick. She was the former chair for the South Brunswick Republican Party, a coach for the S.B.A.A. and a member of Palette Entertainment Inc. Daughter of the late Wilden "Bud" and Jane Hendra Burns, she is survived by her husband of 23 years, Robert R. Smith; a son, Bobby Smith; two brothers, Dennis and Jeff Burns; and sister, Judith Burns.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Monmouth Junction First Aid and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 5, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.