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Passing of Edie Turner

Monday, 20 June 2016

We are saddened to announce that our cherished colleague, Edith L.B. Turner, passed away on the morning of Saturday June 18, 2016, after a loving celebration of her 95th birthday. An obituary written by Edie's son Bob can be found at

Information on contributing to the Edie Turner Humanistic Anthropology Award created by the family for UVA students in memory of Edie and her gift to anthropology can be found at http://edieturner.mydagsite.com/