Dwight Alan “Al: Smith passed away on April 30, 2015. Husband of Katherine Norden-Smith, of Darnestown, Maryland and brother of Susan Smith Shockey of Annandale, Virginia, Al was born in 1953 in Van Wert, Ohio to Rae Mouser Smith and Dwight E. Smith. He held a B.S. degree from Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service and a M.S. in Agricultural Economics from The Ohio State University.
Al was a U.S. Diplomat for 30 years, serving as an Agricultural Economist and Program Development Officer with USAID. A specialist in African affairs, he spent over 20 years posted overseas, including assignments in Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Malawi and Kenya. Interment will be in Columbus, Ohio.