Stories about the lives of prominent Alexandrians.

Vance Hall dies at 87

By Missy Schrott | Vance Hall, a former Foreign Service officer who spent his retirement years volunteering with a variety of Alexandria nonprofits, died...

Lifetime Alexandrian Marjorie Ann Harris dies at 92

By Missy Schrott | Marjorie Ann Harris, an Alexandria native and 55-year member of the Board of Lady Managers at Inova Alexandria Hospital, died...

Lionel Hope dies at 92

By Missy Schrott | Lionel Hope, Alexandria’s first African American vice mayor and a World War II veteran, died in his sleep at his...

Patsy Ticer: Alexandrians remember legacy of service-oriented former mayor, state senator

By Denise Dunbar and Alexa Epitropoulos Patsy Ticer, Alexandria’s long-serving, iconic former mayor and state senator, died early Monday at age 82 of complications from...

Alexandria Symphony executive director dies

By James Cullum (Courtesy photo) Paul Frank, the executive director of the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, died after a short bout with pancreatic cancer on March...

Pioneering realtor Bunny Jacob dead at 91

By Denise Dunbar (Courtesy photo) Prominent Alexandria realtor Virginia Lee Galloway “Bunny” Jacob died February 16 after an extended illness. She was 91. Jacob received her...
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