Sue Mirvis

Susan M. Mirvis, marketing and communications executive
Friday, December 17, 2010; 12:28 AM

Susan M. Mirvis, 53, a senior vice president of the Healthcare Distribution Management Association from 2004 to 2009, died Dec. 9 at George Washington University Medical Center of a cerebral hemorrhage. She was a Washington resident.

From 2000 to 2004, Ms. Mirvis was a vice president at the Food Marketing Institute. During the 1980s and 1990s, she was a director of communications for PBS Digital Television, the Grocery Manufacturers of America and the Georgetown University business school.

Susan Marie Mirvis was a native of Columbus, Ohio, and a 1980 graduate of Ohio University in Athens. She moved to Washington after graduation to work for a market research firm.

She was a member of the American Marketing Association, the American Society of Association Executives and the International Association of Business Communicators.

Survivors include two brothers, Michael Mirvis of Minneapolis and Philip Mirvis of Boston; and a sister, Janet McCord of Los Angeles.