In Memoriam

Laura Evelyn Rose “Teddy” Meyerhoffer ’36 Martha Sue McGee Gregg ’38 Gaynell Street Fowler ’39 Zilpha Constance “Sue” Eubank McDonald ’40 Ila Therese Bishop “Honey” Godwin ’41 Alyce Amory Roach ’42 Clara Bain Rogers ’42 Jean Hill Jordan Kenady ’43 Marjorie Mercer Cox ’44 Nettie Evans Lawrey ’44 Martha Scott Rogers ’44 Emma Susan Tatum Davis ’45 Frances Adelaide Kidd Pearson ’45 Margaret S. Langille Adams ’46 Margaret “Peggy” James Calvert ’46 Mary Laura Hines ’47 Anne Everett Mish ’47 Gene Watkins Covington ’48 Nancy Salisbury Ellis ’48 Stella Marie Baker FitzPatrick ’48 Mary Caudill Lewis Johns ’48 Gwendolyn Brubaker Connell ’49 Erminia Ubaldi Kauer Daspit ’49 Anne Bell Challender Kearns ’49 Ruth McWhorter Stevens ’49 Dorothy Ann Dennewitz ’50 Eleanor Sullivan Lewis ’50 Ann Wilson Payne ’50 Alicia de Rivera-Cruz ’50 Janice Gray Williams ’50 Helen Crittenden Burrell ’51 Mary Carol Tyler Harris … [Read more...]

Robert “Bob” Ericson ’14

One Note Stand’s rendition of Ain’t No Sunshine captured the sentiment of the UMW campus one day this spring. The song was to have been the senior solo of beloved bass vocalist Robert “Bob” Kristoffer Ericson ’14, who had passed away unexpectedly just five days earlier, on April 18. The a cappella group dedicated its spring concert in Dodd Auditorium to the memory of their fellow vocalist, a 22-year-old environmental science major who had epilepsy. At UMW, Bob was captain of the rowing team and participated in Relay for Life. He and his girlfriend, SGA president Stephanie Preston ’14, were active in student government. The Mary Washington community shared memories of Bob at a pre-concert balloon release. His parents, Robin and Rebecca Ericson, and his three brothers have established the Robert “Bob” Ericson Environmental Research Endowment. One Note Stand has committed to raising funds for the effort. Donations may be sent to the UMW Foundation, 1119 Hanover St., Fredericksburg, … [Read more...]


Isabel Hildrup Klein ’44, who lost her husband Mary Norvell Millner Thomson ’48, who lost her husband Billie Mitchell Hanes ’50, who lost her son Gwendolyn Armory Cumming ’52, who lost her sister Carol Oliver Headlee ’52, who lost her husband Ann Tillett Leonard ’56, who lost her husband Ann Brooks Coutsoubinas ’59, who lost her husband Iris Hall Newton ’60, who lost her brother Kelly Cherry ’61, who lost her sister Marilyn Brannan Messier Whitmore ’61, who lost her husband Diane Copty Fadely ’65, who lost her husband Pam Rave Hall ’71, who lost her mother Katherine “Jill” Hadden ’74, who lost her father Rob Hall ’77, who lost his father Karen Jones Bourgeois ’78, who lost her mother and her father Scott H. Harris ’83, who lost his father William R. Waller ’84, who lost his father James Harford Cranwell ’85, who lost his mother Lori Belote Williams ’90, who lost her father Jennifer Belote Fajardo ’98, who lost … [Read more...]