Bill Text: VA SR540 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Lori Lee Brickley.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-2)

Status: (Passed) 2020-09-16 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR540ER) [SR540 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-SR540-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Lori Lee Brickley.


Agreed to by the Senate, September 16, 2020


WHEREAS, Lori Lee Brickley, a highly admired community leader in Dale City, died on August 23, 2020, after a valiant battle against pancreatic cancer; and

WHEREAS, born into a military family, Lori Brickley traveled throughout the United States and the world at a young age; she attended elementary and middle school in San Antonio, Texas, and graduated from Woodbridge Senior High School after relocating to the Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, Lori Brickley received an associate's degree from Northern Virginia Community College and worked in Arlington and Washington, D.C.; and

WHEREAS, Lori Brickley met her husband, the Honorable David Brickley, in 1981, while he was presiding over a swearing-in ceremony for members of the Dale City Civic Association, of which she was the new treasurer; the couple married a year later and enjoyed 38 happy years together; and

WHEREAS, in 1991, Lori Brickley became the school financial officer of the newly opened Beville Middle School, where she remained until her well-earned retirement; and

WHEREAS, known for her unfailing kindness, generosity, and grace, Lori Brickley was an active volunteer in the Dale City community, including as a life member of the Dale City Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, the Dale City Civic Association, and during her illness continued to volunteer with Action in Community Through Service; and

WHEREAS, while overcoming breast cancer, Lori Brickley became an officer on the American Cancer Society's Prince William Board and chaired the local Relay for Life for many years; and

WHEREAS, Lori Brickley's greatest joy in life was her beloved family, and she will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, David; her son, Justin, and his family; her stepchildren, Terri and David, Jr., and their families; her father, Bud; her sister, Cindy; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the Senate of Virginia hereby note with great sadness the loss of Lori Lee Brickley; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Lori Lee Brickley as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's respect for her memory.