Aug. 24-30, 2001
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"Move-In Day" and other events

Vena Elizabeth Gardner, 95, of Charlottesville, died May 15. As a volunteer she knitted hundreds of caps and blankets for babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at the University Medical Center.

John Francis “Jack” Hahn, 76, of Columbus, N.C., died May 17. He was professor of psychology at the University from 1952 to 1989 and was named professor emeritus at retirement.

David Jameson Gibson, 86, of Charlottesville, died May 30. He was a lecturer at the School of Architecture during the 1940s and 1950s.

Mary Pattie Joann Moore Tinsley, 66, of Profitt, died May 30. She was a retired licensed practical nurse with 28 years of service at the U.Va. Medical Center.

Ellen Howard Mundy, 82, of Charlottesville, died June 4. She had been employed at the radiology department at the Medical Center.

Doris Jean Van de Castle, 76, of Brown’s Cove, died June 12. She had been manager of the Ob/Gyn clinic at the Medical Center, as well as an administrator in the Primary Care Center. She had also been president of the U.Va. Employee Council.

Samuel Holt Woodson, 81, died June 14. He retired in 1983 from a career in the Nuclear Medicine Department.

Joseph W. Twinam, 66, a career foreign service officer and Middle East specialist, died June 12 in Charleston, S.C. An honors graduate of U.Va., he served as visiting professor and diplomat-in-residence at the University.

Dorothy Estes Roberts, 93, of Charlottesville, died June 16. She retired in 1974 from the U.Va. hospital after 34 years of working in housekeeping.

Cristina Washington Sharretts, 60, of Charlottesville, died June 17. She was an assistant professor of Spanish at U.Va. and for the past 24 years, she worked in various positions at the University library, most recently as the librarian with the Digital Library Research Group, where she was the Coordinator of the Electronic Theses and Dissertation Project.

T. Woodrow Phillips, 84, of Alberene, died June 29. He had retired from Facilities Management at the University.

Clara A. Fortune, 76, of Charlottesville, died July 10. She had retired after 35 years at U.Va.’s Research Department.

Sadie Delphia Miller, 42, of Hinton, died July 9. She had been employed at the University library.

Katherine Buckley Nuckolls, 84, of Newton, Mass., died July 16. A retired nurse educator, she was a consultant for the University’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program.

Jack Lewis Peyton, 57, of Afton, died July 16. He had worked for the University for 20 years.

M. Meade Palmer, 85, of Warrenton, died July 16. Palmer was professor emeritus of landscape architecture at the University, where he had taught plant identification and planting design for 30 years. Among his landscape design projects were the president’s house on Carr’s Hill and the Boar’s Head Inn.

Ruth Fields Allen, 81, of Atlantic City, died July 20. She had been senior executive assistant to the dean of students until her retirement in 1984.

Carolyn L. Melton, 59, of Charlottesville, died July 23. She had been employed in the School of Engineering’s accounting department.

Cecil C.H. Cullander, 79, of Stanardsville, died July 26. A psychiatrist, he joined the faculty as a part-time supervising analyst from the late 1970s to 2000.

Frank Henry Keyes, 72, of Charlottesville, died July 27. He was employed by the U.Va. hospital, retiring after 35 years.

Mary Frances Beard Stulting, 84, of Charlottesville, died July 30. She was a retired nurse at the hospital.


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