She was a patient, steady, positive and energetic friend to many. She received a degree in Zoology from Michigan and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, and she received a Masters in Education from the University of Virginia. Mrs. Madden resided in Exeter after retiring from the Smithsonian, and was a leader in the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Exeter, at Riverwoods, as well as serving as President of the Thompson Lake Environmental Association.
ARRANGEMENTS: In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in memory of Joan Madden to the Riverwoods Employee Appreciation Fund, attention Dawn Barker,7 Riverwoods Drive, Exeter, NH 03833. A memorial service will be held at Riverwoods on Friday, January 11 at 2 p.m.