Tag: obituary

Former Mayor Kerry Donley dies at 66

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Kerry Donley, former Alexandria mayor and Living Legend, died on the evening of July 13 from an apparent heart attack....

Charlie Euripides, Royal Restaurant owner, dies at 89

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Charlie Euripides, an Alexandria Living Legend and owner of the Royal Restaurant, passed away on April 14 after an extended illness....

Alexandria businessman Rob Kaufman dies at 71

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Entrepreneurial businessman Rob Kaufman died on April 8, 2022, of pancreatic cancer. He was 71. A Canadian by birth, Kaufman moved...

Longtime former registrar Anna Leider dies at 62

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Anna Leider, the former voter registrar who oversaw more than 40 elections in the city, died On Feb. 12 from...

Ron Rust Sr., longtime Alexandria Boys and Girls Club employee, dies...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Alexandria native Ron Rust Sr., who was a fixture at the Alexandria Boys and Girls Club for more than four...

Florence King, civic activist, dies in her 70s

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Florence King, an Alexandria Living Legend and 2021 Civil Council candidate, died in her home on the morning of Dec. 9...

Florence King, council candidate and civic activist, dies

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Florence King, a civic activist, 2021 City Council candidate and Alexandria Living Legend, died at home on Thursday morning after...

Minister Matthew Ian Gillette dies at 39

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Matthew Ian Gillette, a pillar of Alexandria’s Del Ray community who was known for his work with Casa Chirilagua and...

Former Republican City Councilor Carlyle “Connie” Ring dies at 90

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Carlyle “Connie” Ring, a former Republican city councilor and member of the Alexandria School Board, died on Aug. 19. He...

Bryan ‘Bugsy’ Watson, NHL defenseman and founder of Bugsy’s Pizza, dies...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Bryan Watson, otherwise known as “Bugsy,” a relentless National Hockey League defenseman who played for the Washington Capitals and founded...