SHREWSBURY Anita Reese Cederholm, 68, of Shrewsbury, MA, died December 16 after a two-year struggle with cancer.
She was born in Massachusetts to Martha Reese York and the late Edward Lake Reese and was raised in Hingham and Marshfield, living the majority of her life in Massachusetts. She was the valedictorian of the 1961 graduating class at Thayer Academy in Braintree, received a BA in Psychology from Brown University, and an MBA from Lesley University. She resided in Marlboro from 1970 until 1994, when she relocated to Shrewsbury.
Anita was a quality engineer, most recently with Terumo Medical Corporation in Ashland. She was a Six Sigma Green Belt and ASQC Certified Quality Engineer and a former member and officer of the Central Massachusetts Reliability chapter of the IEEE. She held similar roles with Motorola and Data General during her career, which spanned more than thirty years.
Throughout her life, she was active in many community organizations. One of her favorites was Theater One in Marlboro, where she had a brief but enjoyable career as a stage manager and producer. She was also a member of the...