Julia Bogie Santen ’01

Julia Bogie Santen '01Julia Bogie Santen, born on November 23, 1978, in Lexington, KY, to Elizabeth Steger Santen and the late John David Santen, passed away unexpectedly on June 15, 2018, in Charleston, SC, at age 39. She owned Julia Santen Gallery, a successful vintage poster business in downtown Charleston.

Julia enjoyed fine cuisine, funny movies, travel and outdoor activities, and taught sailing at ActionQuest Global Expeditions after college.

She graduated from Davidson College (2001), Henry Clay High School (1997), and The Lexington School (1994). She was a member of the Junior League of Charleston and First Presbyterian Church of Lexington.

Julia is survived by her mother, Liz; her brothers, John David Santen, Jr. and William Chenault Santen; her niece, Scout Santen; and her nephews, Manny, Dashiell and Harper Santen.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Julia’s memory to The Lexington School.

A celebration of Julia Santen’s wonderful life will be held at a later date.

She is loved and missed by family and friends the world over. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston

Published in Charleston Post & Courier on June 20, 2018

James Daniel Stuntz ’00

James Daniel Stuntz, a talented writer, loving son, friend and uncle passed away in Silver Spring, MD on April 18th, 2018 at the age of 39.

Jim is survived by his loving parents, David and Ann Stuntz; his dearest friend, Peter Tabakis; his grandfather, John Stuntz; his sister and brother-in-law, Rebekah and Josh Barricklow and their children — Jim’s beloved niece and nephew — Riley and Dean; and his brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Sabrina Stuntz.

A wake is scheduled in Jim’s honor on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 3:00 PM at the family’s cherished lake house in Troutman, NC where close friends and family will attend the scattering of his ashes. Peter Ausmann will officiate. The family is grateful for all memories, prayers and condolences shared here: http://jimstuntz.forevermissed.com/.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be offered in his name to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Come to my arms, my beamish boy! O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! . – Jabberwocky, by Lewis Carroll.

Published in The News & Observer from Apr. 25 to Apr. 26, 2018

Rutledge Johnson ’05

Rutledge Johnson '05James Rutledge Johnson, 35, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Jennifer “Jenny” Archer Johnson died Wednesday, January 3 after a brief illness.

Born and raised in Greenville, SC on July 29, 1982 to Dr. and Mrs. J. Greg Johnson (Elise).

A graduate of Christ Church Episcopal School, Rutledge received 12 varsity letters, was All-Conference in football and baseball and was All-State in wrestling. He then went on to graduate from Davidson College where he played football and obtained a B.A. degree.

After coaching at Porter Gaud, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from Charleston School of Law. Then working in Columbia for the Attorney General’s Office, Rutledge became a Deputy Assistant Attorney General. Most recently he was an associate of the Bell Legal Group of Georgetown and an Adjunct Professor at the Charleston School of Law.

Forever a Davidson Wildcat, Rutledge Johnson is survived by his wife, parents, two sisters: Susan and Anna Johnson, and beloved dog, Coach.

His funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in First Baptist Church of Charleston, 48 Meeting Street at 4:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

An additional memorial service will be held later in North Litchfield, SC.

Harwood Curry, Jr. ’02

Harwood Curry, Jr. '02Peter Harwood Curry, Jr. 37, departed peacefully in the company of his family and friends on October 7, 2016. He was born June 3rd, 1979 in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy in 1998.

A graduate of Davidson College, he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity, and majored in his life’s passion-philosophy. Following his graduation from Davidson College, he taught English in Qingdao, China and then returned home to Nashville to begin a small business career.

A unique individual in every sense of the word, he had an endless wealth of humor, intellectual curiosity, imagination, and generosity. He embraced all the opportunities that life afforded to him. He fought cancer for seven years with all his heart and spirit, giving his family and friends more time than anyone thought possible.

Through it all, he never lost his sense of optimism or his wit. His concern at all times was the well-being and comfort of others, especially those he loved the most.

He is survived by his husband of five years Zachary Adams Mayo (Zac); parents, Patsy and Peter Curry; sister, Page and brother-in-law Kipp Kranbuhl; parents-in-law, Lisa and Mark Mayo; sisters-in-law, Carmen Smith (Drew) and Rachel Ellen (Hunter); and many nieces, nephews and godchildren.

The family would like to thank Dr. Emily Chan and the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to support the Peter Harwood Curry Jr. Colon Cancer Research Fund at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Checks can be made out to the University of Illinois Foundation, add “Curry” in memo line, and send to: University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1747 W. Roosevelt Road, Suite 302, Chicago IL, 60608. Attn. Stephanie Carani.

Visitation with the family will be held 4:00-6:00 PM Friday October 14, 2016 at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Pike Nashville, Tennessee, 37205. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, October 15, 2016 at St. George’s Episcopal Church.

Edward Newell Page, Jr. ’00

Edward Newell Page Jr., 38, of Midlothian, departed this life July 25, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his father, The Rev. Edward N. Page Sr.; grandmother, Mary Ann Edwards Tonkin; and grandfathers, George Keyes Page Jr. and William McClung Tonkin.

He is survived by his mother, Peggy Page; grandmother, Mary Kemper Page; aunt, Mary Page Manning (Bill); uncles, George Keyes Page III (Diane), Thomas J. Tonkin (Laura), John William Tonkin (Cellerina); and many loving cousins.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, July 30, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Salisbury Presbyterian Church, 13621 W. Salisbury Road.

Edward was loved by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Edmarc Hospice for Children in Portsmouth, Va. at edmarc.org or Loeys-Dietz foundation at loess-dietz.org.