Mae D. Silbergeld Space program manager

November 30, 1990

Mae D. Silbergeld, a technical manager for contractors in the U.S. space program, died Nov. 22 at Bethesda naval hospital of cardiac arrest. She was 66 and had lived in Garrett Park.

Ms. Silbergeld had worked for ST Systems Corp. since 1983 and, for 13 years before that, for Computer Sciences Corp., managing work under contract to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt.

She graduated from the University of Dayton and earned a master's degree from the University of Illinois. She taught physics at Illinois and at North Carolina State University and did research at Stanford University and with the U.S. Public Health Service.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Sam Silbergeld; three daughters, Sandra Silbergeld of Rockville, Dr. Janet Silbergeld of Seattle and Dr. Nancy Jecker of Seattle; a son, Dr. Daniel Silbergeld of Seattle; her mother, Jennie Driscoll of Beavercreek, Ohio; two sisters, Ruth Hallman of Beavercreek and Julie Stockman of Dayton, Ohio; two brothers, Dr. Glenn Driscoll of Fresno, Calif., and Carl Driscoll of Lathrup Village, Mich.; and two grandchildren.

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