Summer 2013

Ruth Thorne Chaplin ’35, April 14, 2013, in Richmond, Va., at 98. She earned master’s degrees at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Virginia and worked at McGuire Veterans Hospital, for the state of Virginia, and for the Veterans Administration in North Carolina before opening a private practice as a speech pathologist. She enjoyed birding, gardening, and travel. Predeceased by her husband, George, she is survived by a daughter, four sons, and three grandsons.