Notices sorted by graduation date.

Anne Harvey Loving Lawler (Nurs ’45) of Luray, Virginia, died Nov. 6, 2018. After earning her degree, she became a head nurse at UVA. In 1949, she married Robert Lawler and moved to Luray, where she became superintendent of nursing at Page Memorial Hospital. In the late 1950s, she transitioned to private duty nursing and was home with their children. Survivors include her daughter, Anne Lawler O’Connell (Nurs ’73).


Randolph Graham Bradshaw (Med ’48, Res ’54) of Danville, Virginia, died Jan. 24, 2019. He entered the University in 1942 and took his degree from the UVA School of Medicine in 1948.  He completed his internship in medicine and residency in radiology at UVA, where he was a member of the Raven Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He served in the U.S. Navy V-12 program from 1943 to 1945 and was on active duty from 1948 to 1951, including time aboard the USS Aultman. Dr. Bradshaw began his practice of diagnostic radiology and radiation therapy in Columbus, Georgia. Always an academician, he published a paper on Chilaiditi syndrome. In 1968, he returned to Virginia, where he continued to practice radiology in Bedford. An avid fan of UVA sports, particularly football, he also enjoyed boating and water skiing. He lived his life with faith in God, exuberant joy, unusual selflessness and humble simplicity. Survivors include his wife, Alice Moore Bradshaw (Educ ’52); brother Charles T. Bradshaw (Col ’56); daughters Rebecca Bradshaw Meadema (Nurs ’76) and Suzanne Bradshaw McWhorter (Educ ’80, ’82); and grandchildren William M. Bond (Col ’09, Com ’10, Darden ’15 L/M) and Lucy Meadema Hill (Col ’10, Educ ’11).


Carolyn “Candy” Alice McDowell (Grad ’48) of Alexandria, Virginia, died Oct. 3, 2018. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas in 1946 and married her husband, Charles, a year later. She did graduate studies in educational psychology at UVA while Charles was in law school. After Charles reentered active military service, the family spent the next 29 years moving around the world and lived in such places as San Francisco, Honolulu, London and Yokohama, Japan, before settling in Alexandria in 1976. Ms. McDowell enjoyed many hobbies such as swimming, square dancing, bridge, bingo, brass rubbing, stained glass and furniture refinishing. She was known for her sense of humor and would frequently break into song—often show tunes or popular songs from her youth and occasionally a drinking song from college. Survivors include two daughters, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


J. Warren Stephens (Col ’49, Law ’51 L/M) of Newport News, Virginia, died Dec. 1, 2018. He served in the U.S. Army field artillery during World War II. At UVA, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and lived on the Lawn. After earning his law degree, he practiced until 1977, when he was appointed as a circuit court judge, in which capacity he served the commonwealth for 36 years. In addition to other professional and community involvement, Judge Stephens served at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and was a former vice chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia.  Survivors include his wife, Mary Montague Jones Stephens; two sons, Peter W. Stephens (Col ’79) and E. Ford Stephens (Col ’83, Law ’86 L/M); daughter Mary Graham “Molly” Anderson (Col ’81, Law ’84 L/M); and eight grandchildren, including Mary Montague “Montie” Anderson (Col ’13) and Charles W. Stephens (Col ’16).