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Memorial service honors late art administrative assistant

College of Liberal Arts Dean James Beeby greets mourners at a memorial service for Virginia Thomas.

Haviland Cardinal, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

A cold and grey January afternoon, the trees on campus seemed barren of life, the grieving met inside the Liberal Art Center to celebrate the life of Virginia Thomas. The art department’s longtime administrative assistant died on Nov. 18, a month shy of her birthday. Thomas would have been 72 yea...

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