Notices sorted by graduation date.
Vivian Vines Church (Engr ’82 L/M) of McLean, Va., and Middletown, Ohio, died Nov. 20, 2013. At the University, she was a member of Alpha Delta Phi sorority. During her career, Ms. Church worked as a program manager in the jet engine division of General Electric and at Lexus-Nexus before becoming the administration manager at IKEA in West Chester, Ohio. Survivors include two sisters, including Jill Vines Loftus (Col ’75 L/M).
Kevin L. Webb (Engr ’83) of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, died Feb. 9, 2014. He was an associate professor of business administration at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah who had previously taught at James Madison University, the University of Richmond and Drexel University. Mr. Webb loved teaching, following U.Va. sports and being a father to his two teenage daughters. He also enjoyed listening to classic rock, especially the Rolling Stones. Survivors include his father and stepmother; two daughters; a brother; a sister; and his former wife, Beth Keeling Webb (Col ’86 L/M).
Calvin E. Brown (Col ’84 L/M) of Hickory, N.C., died March 2, 2014. He was an assistant principal and dean of students with the Iredell-Statesville Schools system. Previously, he had served as a counselor with Colonial Hospital in Williamsburg, Va., and Riverside Hospital in Newport News, Va. Mr. Brown was known for baking delicious sourdough bread. Survivors include his partner and three brothers.
Gina Briefs-Elgin (Grad ’88) of Santa Fe, N.M., died June 2, 2011. She was a professor of English at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, N.M. She taught composition and creative nonfiction, directed the writing center, and worked diligently to increase student retention. Ms. Briefs-Elgin enjoyed supporting youth in crisis at Youth Shelters-First Street Outreach in Santa Fe, N.M. Survivors include her husband and their son.