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Pam Simpson, 1946-2011

Pam Simpson, good friend and valued colleague of the Vernacular Architecture Forum and a member of the organization’s founding generation, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2011.

portrait of Pam Simpson

Washington and Lee University

Pam Simpson poses in front of Lexington, Va.'s c. 1790 "The Castle," 2010.

Please see the fitting tribute to Pam on Washington & Lee University's Web site.

Pam's family has requested that those wishing to make memorial donations direct them to the Rockbridge Valley Chapter of the National Organization for Women (P.O. Box 1848, Merrifield, VA 22116-1848); Project Horizon (120 Varner Lane, Lexington, VA 24450); the Historic Lexington Foundation (22 W. Washington St., Lexington, VA 24450); the Rockbridge Area Free Clinic (25 Northridge Lane, Suite 3, Lexington, VA 24450); and the Rockbridge Historical Society (101 W. Washington St., Lexington, VA 24450).