Congratulations to Krista and Bo Frith '08! They got married on October 20th at Braeloch on Glenburn Farms in Roanoke.
Parent of Alum James (Jim) Warren Utt of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Saturday, December 1 at the age of 88. Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Bronson. Surviving are his wife, Mary Mead Boxley; sons, James "Warren" Utt Jr. '76 and his wife, Catherine, Abney Boxley III and wife, Julie; daughter, Martha Bronson Utt '78, Martha '81 and Grimes Creasy; grandchildren, James Utt III, Christopher Utt, Bronson Helm, Austin Helm, Taylor Bronson, Buck, Sam, Joe, Charlie, Sallie Boxley, Grimes Jr. (NGA), Mary '17, Claiborne (NGA) Creasy; and extended family.
Parent of Alum Peter L. Via passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 27. He was predeceased by his wife, Lynn. Surviving are his daughters, Elizabeth Smith and Suzanne Dillon; and grandchildren, Alexander Dillon, Patrick Dillon and Caroline Smith. He is also survived by stepdaughters, Owen Weaver '84 and Claire Sullivan.
Mason Brown '97 passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 7 at home. He played football at NCS and at Hampden- Sydney College, where he proudly wore the #41.
The North Cross Community is deeply saddened at the passing of beloved former art teacher, Shirley Johnson, whose long-fought battle with cancer ended on February 3. Mrs. Johnson was the art teacher at North Cross for 22 years, and was director of and curator for the (then named) Living Gallery, bringing a diverse array of artists to campus for exhibitions that enriched the education of our entire community.
Alumnus and Parent of Alum Archibald Carter "Chip" Magee, Jr. '72 passed away on February 14 after a battle with early onset Alzheimer's disease. Our thoughts and sympathy are with his wife Leslie, children Carter '07, Julia '10, and Caroline '12; and brother, Rick '75.
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