Notices sorted by graduation date.
Mary Ruth Northrop (Grad ’70 A/M) of Mechanicsville, Va., died Sept. 16, 2010. She worked as a nurse until she was 85. Ms. Northrop was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society of Women Descendants of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, Order of First Families of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Sons and Daughters of the Colonial & Antebellum Bench & Bar and First Families of Minnesota.
Barbara Martin Ward (Nurs ’70) of Charlottesville died Sept. 1, 2010. She was a critical care nurse at the University of Virginia Hospital.
Virginia Godwin Moses Babcock (Educ ’71) of Appomattox, Va., died Sept. 2, 2010. She taught school in Clifford and served as a probation counselor and supervisor for the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court in the 24th Judicial District of Virginia in Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell and Charlotte counties for 10 years, followed by 16 years with the Appomattox Department of Social Services, from which she retired as executive director in 1987. She served on the board of the Appomattox Chamber of Commerce, the Central Virginia Community Service Board and the Central Virginia Commission on Aging, among others. She was also a member of the Appomattox Woman’s Club, Appomattox Volunteers and was an organizing member of the Red Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Phronsie S. Fleck (Educ ’71) of Newark, Del., died Sept. 28, 2010. She owned and ran Zephyr Knoll Day Care for more than 20 years and most recently taught as a special education teacher at McVey Elementary School.
Earl John Quinn (Educ ’71) of Charlottesville died July 21, 2010. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Quinn taught at William Fleming High School for 20 years and was in the guidance department of Lane High School and Charlottesville High School for 16 years.
Randolph Warfield Young (Com ’72) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died July 21, 2010. He was a naval aviator and flew A-7s off the USS America under the call sign “Aardvark.” Mr. Young also flew the U.S. Navy hot air balloon. After a 28-year career, he retired from Delta Air Lines as an international MD-11 captain.
Francis Jacobs (Educ ’73) of Royersford, Penn., died July 20, 2010. He spent 32 years in the U.S. Army Air Forces and U.S. Air Force. Col. Jacobs served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force in 1967, he served as head of the math department and professor of mathematics at Northern Virginia Community College.
Robert Baldrige McKinley Jr. (Col ’73, GSBA ’76) of Crozet, Va., died Sept. 1, 2010. He was a member of the Batesville Ruritan Club and a building contractor.
Mary F. Vines (Nurs ’73, ’81) of Lexington, Va., died July 27, 2010. She was an operating room supervisor at Bristol Memorial Hospital, Tenn., and director of Nursing Services at Stonewall Jackson Hospital, Lexington, Va. Ms. Vines was also nursing service supervisor at the U.Va. Hospital and nursing instructor at Piedmont Technical Education Center, Culpeper, Va. For the last 15 years of her career, she taught nursing at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College; Lynchburg College; Westbrook College in Portland, Maine; and at James Madison University. She retired in 1988 from James Madison University as an associate professor of nursing.
John Martin Crumbley (Col ’74, GSBA ’80) of Boston died Aug. 23, 2010. He began his career at Guest Quarters in Washington, D.C., prior to moving to New York City to launch a long career in advertising and marketing at McCann Erickson Worldwide. In 1989, Mr. Crumbley moved to Boston to become the creative director of Database Marketing. He became a partner in the company, which later became Holland Mark Martin. Since the late ’90s, he worked as a freelance advertising writer and most recently was a partner in the firm of Martin Randall.
Romalus Nash Hardin (Educ ’74) of Supply, N.C., died Sept. 27, 2010. He served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Hardin began his teaching career at Kenmore Junior High School in Arlington, Va., where he taught physical education and math, and coached football and track for 30 years.
Daniel “Duke” Price (Engr ’74, Educ ’03) of Mechanicsville, Va., died Sept. 7, 2010. He worked at the Virginia Department of Health for 35 years. He served as the tennis coach for the girls’ tennis teams at both Chickahominy Middle School and Atlee High School.
Ernestine Warren Stovall (Educ ’74) of Lake Wales, Fla., died Aug. 4, 2010. Her teaching career began in a one-room school in the hills of Virginia. Ms. Stovall continued teaching in various Virginia schools, including in Honaker. She taught at Polk Avenue Elementary and the Vanguard School, both in Lake Wales, Fla. In her retirement, she volunteered as an aide at Spook Hill Elementary and tutored numerous students.
Claudia G. Meadows (Educ ’75) of Charlotte, N.C., died July 24, 2010. She was a teacher for more than 37 years, beginning in Halifax County, Va., and later in Myrtle Beach, S.C. For the last 29 years of her career, she taught in Department of Defense Schools in the Philippines, Cuba and Germany.
Mark E. Wickline (Educ ’77) of Charlottesville died July 23, 2010. He was an agent with New York Life Insurance Company. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Wickline (Educ ’81).
Bernard Macik Jr. (Med ’78) of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Aug. 13, 2010. A neurologist in Florida for more than 20 years, Dr. Macik also served as a co-director for the Sleep Lab at the Morton Plant Mease hospitals. He recently served as the vice president of medical affairs for the Mease Countryside and Dunedin hospitals. This past year he was honored with the Mease Excellence in Medicine Award.
Benjamin C. Beach (Educ ’79 L/M) of Roanoke, Va., died Oct. 6, 2010. He worked for SunTrust Bank for many years and later enjoyed photography.