In Memoriam: 2010s
Megan Dow McPhee (Res ’15) of Roanoke, Virginia, died March 5, 2021. After earning her undergraduate degree in biology and music at The College of William & Mary, she earned her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She joined the U.S. Army in 1999, from which she retired as a major after 13 dedicated years of service to her country and was given the honor of a Superior Honorable Discharge. A well-decorated officer, she received many awards, including four Cares Awards for excellence during surgery, an Army Achievement Medal and a National Defense Service Medal. After retiring from the military, she went on to serve a residency at UVA for psychiatric medicine. She most recently worked as a forensic psychiatrist for Catawba State Hospital. She leaves behind a great and achievable legacy for all her children, as well as anyone willing to set goals for themselves and pursue them tirelessly. Survivors include her wife, Amanda McPhee; children Jonathan, Cameron, Conner and Hannah; and her parents.