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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Risa Rosengard, 39, bank executive


Risa (Singer) Rosengard, senior vice president of marketing in the Waltham office of Bank of America, died of complications from Hodgkins lymphoma Monday at Brigham & Women's Hospital. She was 39.

Mrs. Rosengard graduated from Newton South High School, Tufts University, and Bentley College, with a master's in business administration. An avid reader of mysteries, Mrs. Rosengard also enjoyed interior design and fashion. She chaired fund-raisers for the Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay, Metrowest. Her main focus, however, was caring for her daughters, Mia, 5, and Olivia, 3.

In addition to her daughters, she leaves her husband, Glenn of Needham; her parents, Leon and Harriet (Harnch) Singer of Chestnut Hill; a brother, Alan Singer of Ashland; and a sister, Gail Harrison of Denver. A funeral service will be held at noon today in Levine Chapel in Brookline. Burial will be in Linwood Memorial Park

-- Globe Staff

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