Elizabeth Gignilliat Downs, CCAS BA ’58, passed away on Nov. 11 at the age of 75. Downs was born on Dec. 4, 1936 in Savannah, Georgia. She was a graduate of Savannah High School, Armstrong Junior College, and The George Washington University. She also received a master in arts at Emory University. Downs served as a social studies teacher at public schools in Portsmouth and Salem, Virginia for more than twenty years. She was also a board member for the Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority and was an active volunteer and church member in the communities in which she lived.