In Memoriam: Rebecca Gilmore Fay, 1978-2017

Rebecca FayRebecca Fay, an assistant professor of accounting at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, died on January 2 in the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia, from injuries suffered in an automobile crash. She was 38 years old and the mother of two young children. Her husband, Patrick Fay, the marketing and communications manager for enrollments services at East Carolina University and their two children received minor injuries in the accident.

Dr. Fay joined the faculty at East Carolina University in 2011 after working as an audit manager for Cherry Bekaert, an accounting firm in Roanoke. She was a certified public accountant.

Dr. Fay held bachelor’s and master’s degree from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. She earned a doctorate in business from Virginia Tech.

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