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Winifred Brown Schumann (Educ ’48) of Melbourne, Florida, died Dec. 28, 2019. Among the first female out-of-state undergraduate students at UVA, Ms. Schumann was a member of Chi Omega. She published three books of poetry, her memoirs and a genealogy book, Hope MacNiven Family, about her Scottish great-grandfather. She also translated and published a book of German poems written by her husband’s great-uncle, Ernst Friedrich Schumann, a cousin of the German composer Robert Schumann. After teaching high school science for a year, Ms. Schumann worked as an analyst, first for the National Academy of Science in Washington, D.C., and then for a federal government intelligence agency. An active volunteer in health and political matters, she also enjoyed landscaping, interior decorating, and attending plays and concerts. She loved to paint and completed around 300 landscape and seascape oil paintings for family and friends.