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July 7, 2011 Foundation Mourns Passing of Elizabeth Campbell

By G. William Thomas, Jr.,  President,  James Monroe Memorial Foundation

The James Monroe Memorial Foundation mourns the loss of our dear friend and long time Trustee, Elizabeth Campbell.   

Elizabeth Campbell, Photo by Marina Oberlander

She served faithfully for nearly thirty years before being elevated to Trustee Emeritus.   A dozen years ago,  she and Captain Campbell were honored at the Executive Mansion where she received the James Monroe Good Citizenship Medal.   Captain Campbell received the James Monroe Distinguished Public Service Medal.   The medals were presented on behalf of the Monroe Foundation by then United States Representative Thomas Bliley, Jr.  We remember Elizabeth for her tireless service to freedom and patriotic causes, her devotion to helping the less fortunate by the many selfless ways she and the Captain were always quick to help others, and her absolute "sweetness of spirit" and devotion to her family, her community, and country.  We continue to honor and remember the Campbell Family and may our dear Elizabeth receive the Eternal Rest she so richly deserves.



Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell, Honorable Antonio Monroig, and Foundation President G. W. Thomas, Photo by William Nash

Unnamed Cadet, Honorable Antonio Monroeig, Elizabeth Campbell, and William Nash, Photo by Elizabeth Campbell, Photo by Marina Oberlander