Frances Allen Death – Dead : Frances Allen Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown.
Frances Allen has died, according to the following statements posted on social media on July. 31, 2020.
David Rothkopf on twitter wrote
Take three minutes to read this woman’s obituary. She earned it. And it will inspire you. Frances Allen, first woman to win Turing Award for contributions to computing, dies at 88
Frances Allen, @UMich alumna & the first woman to win the Turing Award, has passed away.
Allen’s achievements in her 45 years at @IBM included seminal work in compilers, code optimization, & parallelization for systems including the first supercomputers.https://t.co/lFtwCnZjkA pic.twitter.com/aE3RlXVSMi
— Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan (@UMichCSE) August 5, 2020
Grew up in a house without running water or electricity. Went on to help build an NSA supercomputer and spend four decades improving compilers, becoming the first woman to win the Turing Award. https://t.co/2cMFxq9RsT
— Marcia Hofmann (@marciahofmann) August 8, 2020
This week, we lost one of our great @IBM innovators – Fran Allen – the first-ever female #IBMFellow and the first woman to win the Turing Award. Fran worked in @IBMResearch for 45 years and her contributions to our company and technology were countless.https://t.co/gjpUKTNe3Y
— Arvind Krishna (@ArvindKrishna) August 8, 2020