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In Memoriam | Summer 2021

In Memoriam: 1990s

Notices sorted by graduation date

Lora Alexa Stuart Frisbie (Col ’91, Educ ’91 CM) of Metairie, Louisiana, died Jan. 16, 2021, in Woodside, California. At UVA, she was a member of Kappa Delta, a writer and editor for the Cavalier Daily, and a DJ for WUVA. She taught in San Francisco’s public and private schools, trained teachers, created award-winning curricula for NASA & UC Berkeley’s Bay Area Writing Project, and published articles on exemplary practices in teaching writing, math and science for various publications. In 2009, Ms. Frisbie founded Workshop Education, an after-school program of enrichment classes, which serves thousands of students across 10 elementary schools. After her cancer diagnosis, she wrote a book, Secrets of Your Child’s Education. She lived to help children. Survivors include her husband, Rick Frisbie (Col ’90), and a son, Drake.

Jennifer Barbour Biller (Col ’92) of New Market, Virginia, died Dec 29, 2020. She was a member of Alpha Phi sorority at UVA, where she majored in religious studies. She went on to receive her master’s degree in education from James Madison University in 1993 and worked as a middle school language arts teacher in Harrisonburg. She had a successful Tupperware business for nearly 15 years when her children were very young. In 2017, she returned to the classroom as a middle school gifted and talented instructor. She was an active member of the Timberville Church of Christ, where she taught children’s classes. Survivors include her husband, Jerry; children Virginia, Braxton and Julia Biller (Nurs ’25); siblings April Barbour (Col ’88 CM), Robert Barbour (Engr ’90 CM) and John Barbour (Col ’97); and niece Maeve Barbour (Col ’19).