Half Staff – Paul E. Anderson

April 6, 2002
Paul E. Anderson, 59, husband of Susan D. (Duffy) Anderson, of 69 South St., Rockport, died on Saturday morning, April 6, at Massachusetts General Hospital.He was born in Amsterdam, N.Y., on October 28, 1942, son of the late Burnell and Lotti (Gosciminski) Anderson.

Mr. Anderson was a graduate of Siena College, class of 1964, and received a master’s degree in public administration and public finance from State University of New York at Albany.

He was most recently the executive director of the American Red Cross of Gloucester/Essex, a position he began in November 2001.

Mr. Anderson had previously been employed as a vice president for financial affairs at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, from 1996 to 1999, and as a budget director at Boston University from 1989 to 1996. Other positions that he held were the director of analysis with the New York State Senate Finance Committee from 1967 to 1981, director of information services with the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation from 1981 to 1985 and senior executive with the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority from 1985 to 1987.

Mr. Anderson was a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), Financial Executives Institute (FEI) and the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO). He was also a member of the Sandy Bay Yacht Club in Rockport, the Rockport Golf Club and the Bass River Tennis Club in Beverly.

He is survived by his wife, Susan D. Anderson of Rockport; and two daughters, Kristen M. Anderson of Boston and Kerry L. Anderson of Guangzhou, China.