In Memoriam: Sandee Kay McGlaun, 1969-2021

Sandee McGlaun, associate professor of English and director of the Writing Center at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, died on September 4 after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 51 years old.

Dr. McGlaun earned a bachelor’s degree from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, where she majored in English. She held a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in English language and literature from Ohio State University. Dr. McGlaun joined the faculty at Roanoke College in 2006. Earlier, she served on the faculty and was director of the Writing Center at what is now the University of North Georgia.

Dr. McGlaun served as the artist-in-residence at Carilion Roanoke Memorial hospital through the Robert L.A. Keeley Healing Arts program. She also blogged about her battle with cancer on Still Life Beyond Cancer, where she shared about the challenges of her treatments, living with cancer, and her reflections on life and community.


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