Long-time Members Who Recently Passed
Volume 22 Issue 4, Winter 2017
Rockie was a renowned and highly respected educator, a tireless community volunteer, and an energetic advocate for the Thomas Balch Library and The Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy.During his 38-year tenure in education, he was awarded the Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award (1989), opened several new middle schools in Loudoun County during critical years of growth, and had the Auditorium at Farmwell Station Middle School named after him.He volunteered many hours of his time with Loudoun Wildlife to educate youth about our natural treasures in this area.
Marc Sagan – June 2017
Marc was instrumental in helping the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and Banshee Reeks in their early years. His invaluable advice and his knowledge of the natural world benefited everyone. Marc also volunteered many hours for both organizations and especially enjoyed giving classes on identifying and photographing dragonflies and damselflies.
Marc was the father of Loudoun Wildlife Board member Hatsy Cutshall.
Dirck Harris – August 2017
Dirck was a naturalist, hiker, cyclist, photographer and gardener who was an active member of our community. As a member of Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, he built a Certified Monarch Waystation, Certified Audubon at Home Wildlife Sanctuary, helped with bird counts, butterfly counts and was an expert on dragonflies.