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Anne Dickson Ravenel

Anne Dickson Ravenel, 70, of Pittsboro, NC passed away peacefully on Friday, October 31, 2014 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

A native Washingtonian, Mrs. Ravenel is survived by her husband of 44 years, Mr. Lee Benoist Ravenel, daughter Margaret Ravenel Elliott and husband Rob, daughter Renee Ravenel Gaunt and husband Andrew, sister Peggy Marsh and husband Sam, sister Beverly Spitzer and husband Robert, and 5 beloved grandchildren; Alexander, Olivia, David, William and James.

Mrs. Ravenel was a 1964 graduate of Bennett College, a 1966 graduate of Wheaton College, and she obtained her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Goucher College in 1967.

A celebration of Anne’s life will be held on December 6, 2014 at 11:00 am at St. Alban’s Parish in Washington, DC, with a reception to follow for family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.