Professor Geetha Ramachandran, Professor of Statistics at the California State University at Sacramento passed away on February 18; she was 67. Professor Ramachandran worked in the areas of sampling and complex surveys and obtained her PhD from the Indian Statistical Institute, where she was a close academic associate of Debabrata Basu. She was on the faculty of Rutgers University, University of Georgia, Rider College at Princeton, University of Dar-es-Salaam, and University of Philippines at various times of her career. She was also an advisor to the state government at California in numerous capacities. She is survived by her husband Dr. D. Ramachandran, and daughters Rageshree and Sohini.