Alice Virginia (“Ginny”) Stansell, age 81, died on February 9 after a battle with cancer. Ginny was an instructor in harpsichord at Carleton from 1983 to 1994. She was also a member of Carleton’s Pro Musica group, singing and playing viola da gamba. In the 1970s and 80s, Ginny hosted high school students and served as president of Northfield’s “ABC Program” (A Better Chance) for inner city youth, sponsored by Carleton.
Ginny is remembered as a woman of great intelligence, deep musicianship, and absolute integrity. Her warm empathy and dedication made her a beloved instructor and colleague. She was also a sensitive and skilled choirmaster, organist, and accompanist.
Services for Ginny will be scheduled at a later date. A more complete obituary is attached.