Multiple Sclerosis

Virginia Shriver Burns, a former educator and museum docent, dies

Virginia Shriver Burns, a former educator and museum docent, dies

Virginia Shriver Burns, a resident of Cross Keys who had careers as an educator, a social service case worker and a real estate professional, died from multiple sclerosis on Sept. 1 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 84.

The former Virginia Spencer Shriver was the daughter of George M. Shriver Jr., an executive with United States Lines shipping, and Virginia Shriver, a homemaker. She was the granddaughter of George M. Shriver, a prominent Baltimore & Ohio Railroad finance executive.

Born in Pikesville, she was raised in the family home on Old Court Road adjacent to Alsenborn, her grandfather’s farm. The farm is today the site of Beth Tfiloh Congregation.

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