rarsht.jpgRoxana Cannon Arsht, Delaware’s first female judge, died on Oct. 3 from complications of a stroke. She was 88.
Arsht graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and math from Goucher College, then received a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She was the fifth woman to be admitted to the Delaware Bar.
In 1961, Arsht became a master of the Family Court. In this position, she spent nine years hearing cases and handing down opinions –