Private Commemorative Tree List

Since 1977, the University of Virginia has managed a memorial tree program whereby individuals or groups may fund the planting of a tree as a memorial to living or deceased alumni, families and friends connected with the University.

Following is a list of privately funded memorial trees that have been planted on the University’s grounds:
Weldon Cooper   Fraxinus quadrangulata- Blue Ash
Charles Read*   Asimina triloba- Pawpaw
Marion Elizabeth Burke  Acer palmatum- Japanese Maple
Mrs. Carl Caskey Speidel   Liquidambar styraciflua- Sweetgum
Frederic W. Scott   Magnolia grandiflora- Southern Magnolia (4)
Thomas A. McEarchern*   Quercus palustris- Pin Oak
Rieley Family   Eucommia ulmoides- Hardy Rubber Tree
Valfrids Osvalds   Ilex opaca- American Holly
Marc Borror*   Prunus persica- Peach Tree
John Stewart Bryan & Richmond Keith Kane  Platanus occidentalis- Sycamore (2)
Alpha Chi Omega   Acer buergerianum- Trident Maple
Carlo Pelliccia   Acer saccharum- Sugar Maple
Elizabeth Dean Schuttee   Cornus florida- Flowering Dogwood
Laura C. Kaye  Gymnocladus dioicus- Kentucky Coffee
Hamilton P. Parish*  Buxus sempervirens- American Boxwood
Mrs. Eleanor Shea  Platanus occidentalis- Sycamore
Mrs. Elizabeth Runk Kayan Thuja occidentalis- Eastern Arborvitae
Dr. T. R. Johns   Quercus alba- White Oak
William D. Hubbard, Jr.   Quercus alba- White Oak
Michael Owen Jones   Koelreuteria paniculata- Golden Raintree
Charles E. Echols   Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset'- Red Sunset Maple
Mrs. Martha Morford   Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'- Green Mountain Maple
Sterling Vines  Halesia carolina- Carolina Silverbell
Marian Hatcher John Longely   Chionanthus retusus- Chinese Fringetree
Raymond C. Bice, Jr.   Franklinia alatamaha- Franklinia
Philip W. Klaus, Sr.   Fraxinus americana- White Ash
Mrs. Regina O'Rourke*   Franklinia alatamaha- Franklinia
Kate Conway   Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula'- Weeping Japanese Cherry
Mr. Charles C. Abbott   Ulmus americana- American Elm
Mrs. Charles C. Abbott    Nyssa sylvatica- Sourgum
Mr. & Mrs. C. Stewart Sheppard   Nyssa sylvatica- Sourgum (2)
Dr. J. E. Dion   Sophora japonica- Japanese Pagoda Tree
John M. Duva   Cedrus deodara- Deodar Cedar
Peace Tree*   Franklinia alatamaha- Franklinia
Brenda H. Loyd   Magnolia x loebneri 'Ballerina'- Ballerina Magnolia
Tracey K. Comer   Cladrastis lutea- Yellowwood
William D. Hubbard, Sr.   Quercus alba- White Oak
VA Museum of Natural History*   Nyssa sylvatica- Sourgum
Anne Hereford   Amelanchier arborea- Shadblow Serviceberry
Angela A. Qazi   Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill'- Merrill Magnolia
Mrs. John Owen   Stewartia koreana- Korean Stewartia
Laura Lang Rush   Acer saccharum 'Legacy'- Legacy Sugar Maple
Paul G. Adams IV   Phellodendron amurense- Amur Cork Tree
Laura Sue Sherman   Aesculus x carnea- Red Horsechesnut
Mr. & Mrs. Woodard   Quercus shumardii- Shumard Oak
T. Braxton Woody   Acer saccharum 'Legacy' - Legacy Sugar Maple
September 11th Alumnus Victims   Betula nigra 'Heritage' - Heritage River Birch
J. Gary Lane   Cornus florida - Flowering Dogwood
Robert Bott   Amelanchier laevis- Allegheny Serviceberry
Maggie Nuckols   Amelanchier laevis- Allegheny Serviceberry
Patricia Korcheks   Koelreuteria paniculata - Golden Raintree
Rosemary Harmon    Acer palmatum 'Viridis'- Japanese Maple 'Viridis'
Holly Smith   Ilex opaca - American Holly
Michael J. Peach   Cercidiphyllum japonica - Katsura tree
Marvin Rosenblum   Cornus kousa - Kousa Dogwood
Humayun S.M. Khan   Oxydendrum arboreum - Sourwood
Warren Byrd   Nyssa sylvatica - Black Gum
John Warfield   Quercus alba- White Oak
Eleanor F. "Patsy" and C.S. Brent Winn, Sr.   Tilia tomentosa- Silver Linden
Henry Moncure, Jr.   Cedrus libani- Cedar of Lebanon
GPIC   Quercus rubra - Red Oak
Kenneth Haviland   Quercus rubra - Red Oak
Walter D. Pilkey   Quercus rubra - Red Oak
Merrill & Paul Barringer   Platanus occidentalis - Sycamore
Carl Trindle   Prunus x yedoensis - Yoshino Cherry
Thalia Vassilatos   Acer saccharum 'Legacy' - Sugar Maple 'Legacy'
Sharon Jordan   Cornus florida - Dogwood
Ray C. Hunt   Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda Tree
Dr. William Everett Carter   Ulmus americana 'Liberty' - 'Liberty' American Elm
Betsy and John Casteen   Ulmus americana 'Liberty' - 'Liberty' American Elm
Dr. T. R. Johns   Quercus alba- White Oak
Mark E. Fletcher   Quercus alba - White Oak
JAG School Class Gift   Ulmus americana 'Liberty' - 'Liberty' American Elm
Fran Crippen   Acer rubrum 'October Glory' - 'October Glory' Red Maple
John Grayson Chestnutt   Aesculus x carnea 'Briotti' - 'Briotti' Horsechestnut
A. Macdonald Caputo   Quercus coccinea- Scarlet Oak
Gretchen Watson   Cornus kousa- Kousa Dogwoodd
Audrey Kent   Ulmus Americana 'Princeton'- Princeton American Elm
Sydney Owens Jones   Prunus serrulata pendula- Weeping Cherry
Brad Brown   Tilia americana- American Linden
Sylvester O'Grince   Quercus macrocarpa- Bur Oak
David Goewey   Phellodendron amurense- Cork Tree
Evan & Ashleigh Pivanka   Maackia amurensis- Maackia
Dora Belle Mitchell Browning Husted   Acer saccharum 'Legacy'- Legacy Sugar Maple
Mrs. Ruth S. Burnley   Korean Stewartia 'Stewartia koreana'
Paul B. Hicks, Jr.   Quercus acutissima- Sawtooth Oak
Ashley Jordan Mackey   Liriodendron tulipfera- Tulip Poplar
Willam Frantz, Jr.   Cladrastis kentukea- Yellowwood
Catherine Zanga   Cladrastis kentukea- Yellowwood
Elyse Kubinec   Sophora japonica- Scholar Tree
Blair Wimbush   Quercus shumardii- Shumard oak

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 tree no longer existing
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