Ruth Lea Purdum Davies, 83, died
April 29. A public school teacher for 30 years, much of it in
Culpeper, she also worked with the McGuffey Reading Center at
the University on a program designed to increase the speed and
comprehension of readers.
Ellen Black Newman Eksteen, 74, of Charlottesville, died
May 7. She was retired from the University where she worked as
a secretary for 52 years.
Fred David Rosi, 80, of Richmond, who served as the first
and only director of the Universitys short-lived Energy
Policies Studies Center during the uncertainty of the late-1970s
energy crisis, died May 7 after a long illness.