• obituaries Barbara Pass Bradsher (' 84 BSN, ' 91 MSN), 43, of Roxboro; Nov. 17,2005. Bradsher was director of Primary Home Health and a past president of the Person County chapter of the United Way. At UNC, she was active with lntervarsity Christian Fellowship and the Association of Nursing Students. • James Kelsey Cogswell IV (' 84 AB), 43, of Roswell, Ga.; Nov. 16,2005. Cogswell established a financial advisory firm. Prior to that, he was employed by Shearson, Lehman Brothers and A.G. Edwards. At UNC, he belonged to St. Anthony Hall. • Thomas Anton Krausz (' 84), 49, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Dec. 31, 2005. Krausz was director of product development for a company that produced software for health-care facilities. ' 85 G. Wesley Armstrong Jr. (' 85 AB, ' 91 MRP) ofJohnson City, Tenn., a financial adviser with First Tennessee, has been awarded the Certified Financial Planner designation. • Laura Pleas- ants Gilliam (' 85 BSBA) of Huntington, WVa., has been named executive director for United Way of the River Cities.
G. Wesley Armstrong Jr. (' 85 AB, ' 91 MRP)
and Donna Marie Bell (' 92 MRP) of
Johnson City, Tenn.; a daughter, Lillian Grace
Armstrong, on Dec. 2, 2005.
Dr. Johannah Laquise Tyson (' 85, ' 84
DDS), 49, of Durham;Jan. 17,2006. Tyson was
dental director of the Vance- Warren
Comprehensive Health Plan.
' 86 June Lynn Basden (' 86]D) of
Greensboro, a lawyer with Car-
ruthers & Roth PA, has been
named one of the 2006 Legal Elite by Busi-
ness North Carolina. Basden also was selected by
North Carolina Super Lawyers as a Super
Lawyer in the area of business and corporate
law.• Stephen Paul Fleming (' 86 BSPH)
of Greensboro, executive director of Well-
Spring Retirement Community, has been
elected chairman of the N.C. State Board of
Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators.
• Craig Taylor Lynch (' 86 ]D ) of Charlotte, a partner in Parker Poe Adams & Bern-
stein LLP, has been elected secretary of the
National Multiple Sclerosis Society and a
member of the executive committee of the
national board of directors. • Mark Steven
Powell (' 86 ABJO) of Preston, Md., has been
promoted to acting chief of marketing and
agricultural development for the Maryland
Department of Agriculture. • Catherine
Hunter Varner (' 86 AB) of Lynchburg,Va.,
has been promoted to chiefmarketing officer
at Genworth Financial.
James Richard Rogers (' 86 AB) and
Catherine Karutz Rogers of San Diego; twin
daughters, Lucy Catherine Rogers and Abigail
Thompson Rogers, on Sept. 3, 2005. • Eric
Daniel Routh (' 86 AB) and Christina Pifer
Routh (' 94 AB) of Cary; a daughter, Kathryn
Rebecca Routh, on Jan. 4, 2006. • Catherine
Hunter Varner (' 86 AB) and William
Hamilton Varner of Lynchburg,Va. ; a son,
William HunterVarner, on July 11,2005.
Elizabeth Wyman Corcoran (' 86 AB), 42,
of Summit, N.J.;Jan. 12,2006. Corcoran was
a microbiologist for Hoffinan LaRoche early
in her career. She was a board member of the
Inflammatory Breast Cancer Foundation. At
UNC, she was a member of Pi Beta Phi. '87 Joseph Bonavita "Bo" Dempster Jr. ('87 ABJO) of Raleigh
has been elected managing part-
ner at Poyner & Spruill LLP. • David Paul
Gwyn ('87 AB) of Raleigh has been
promoted to executive vice president and general
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