Notices sorted by graduation date.
Brett I. Miller (Law ’95) of West River, Md., died April 16, 2012. At the University, he volunteered with Madison House.
Robin Kelly Whitlock Smith (Col ’95) of Cary, N.C., died May 22, 2012. At the University, she was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and the InterSorority Council and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Smith earned her law degree from Duke University and worked as an attorney at Mayer Brown & Platt in Chicago and Smith Anderson in Raleigh, N.C. Most recently, she served as in-house counsel at GlaxoSmithKline in Research Triangle Park, N.C. She was a remarkable mother to her young daughter. Survivors include a sister, Haley Whitlock Gyory (Col ’98); and a brother-in-law, Steven Gyory (Com ’97).
Michael Reid McCarthy (Col ’96 L/M) of Bethesda, Md., died May 5, 2012. After graduating from the University, he earned degrees in international boundaries and jurisprudence from the University of Durham in the United Kingdom in 2001 and 2003, respectively, and a JD degree from Georgetown University in 2009. Mr. McCarthy practiced law in the Washington, D.C., area.
Christopher Sanderson (Col ’98) of Pennington, N.J., died June 28, 2012. At the University, Mr. Sanderson tended goal for the men’s lacrosse team and participated in two NCAA Final Four tournaments with the Cavaliers. He went on to play and coach professional lacrosse with the Toronto Rock and Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League. Mr. Sanderson was also a member of Team Canada and participated in four Federation of International Lacrosse world championships, earning a gold medal in 2006 and silver in 2010. He is the only goalkeeper in history to be three times named to the All-World Team as best goalie for the tournament and was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2009.
Peggy J. Weiss (Educ ’99) of Falls Church, Va., died July 15, 2012. She was an elementary school teacher and tutor.