Sterling Brisbin, Jr.

unknown - August 7, 2013

Sterling Grant Brisbin Jr., 58, of Oakton, VA, died of melanoma on Aug. 7, 2013. He was born in Stamford, CT, and moved with his family to Cazenovia in 1962. He attended local schools and graduated from Kent. He received a SB degree from MIT and an MBA from Stanford, where he met his future wife, Mary Jenneskens. He was a licensed Professional Engineer. During his 34 year career with Bechtel, he managed the engineering of major projects in the US, Hong Kong, and the Middle East.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three children, Sterling James (Margaret), of the U.S. Air Force, Theodore Ross, and Aimee Yvonne, both of Oakton, his parents, Sterling and Joan of Osprey, Fl and Cazenovia, brother, James Cooke of Gabon, Africa, and sister, Elizabeth Brisbin Mullard (Tom) of Boxford, MA, and a large extended family.
While attending MIT, Sterling rowed crew and was elected to Chi Epsilon, The Honorary Civil Engineering Society. While attending Stanford, he became the first Coach for Stanford's Women Varsity Crew. He enjoyed being a private pilot, hunting and mountain climbing.
A family gathering will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made online to www.standup2cancer.org or check payable to The Melanoma Research Fund of Georgetown University, Attn Dr., Michael B. Atkins, 3970 Reservoir Rd NW, NRB - E501, Washington, DC 20057.


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