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In Memoriam | Summer 2021

In Memoriam: 2010s

Notices sorted by graduation date

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.