It was replaced with her professional accomplishment as a “brilliant rocket scientist.”
The obit initially began: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job and took eight years off from work to raise three children.”
April 2, 2013
"New York Times hit with sexism accusations after obit of scientist Yvonne Brill leads with her cooking ability."
"The backlash forced The Times to change the obit online Saturday and scrub a reference to Brill’s cooking ability in the lead paragraph. "