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In Memoriam | Spring 2014

In Memoriam: 1980s

Notices sorted by graduation date

David W. Goewey (Col ’84 L/M) of Vienna, Va., died Dec. 29, 2013. At the University, he was a resident advisor and a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. Mr. Goewey was a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Venable, where he tried cases and handled complex civil litigation, arbitration and mediation since joining the firm in 1987. Throughout his career, he defended and prosecuted cases involving a broad array of contracts and commercial, regulatory and constitutional issues and federal statutes, as well as copyright, unfair competition, trade secrets and software licensing claims. In addition to his defense-oriented business litigation practice, he often defended attorneys against legal malpractice claims and in Bar Counsel proceedings before state bars and appellate courts. An avid athlete, Mr. Goewey ran the New York and Marine Corps marathons and played in an adult soccer league. He was also a photographer who loved traveling with his family to U.S. National Parks. He rarely missed his children’s sporting events. Survivors include his wife; a son; two daughters; and two sisters, Susan Goewey (Com ’81 L/M) and Catherine Goewey Dalton (Educ ’95).

Terri Dee Theiss (Col ’89) of Lexington, Mass., died May 6, 2013. At the University, she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and the Cavalier Daily staff; as an alumna, she assisted with Alumni Association events in the Boston area. She was a freelance strategic digital producer. Survivors include her father.