The Reverend Brenda H. Tapia passed away on February 5, 2020.
A beloved mentor, teacher and friend to countless Davidson College alumni, Rev. Tapia passed away earlier today. She joined Davidson College in 1985 to work part-time as Davidson’s first African American chaplain, was promoted to a full-time position a year later and served as founding director of the Love of Learning program for two decades. She left an indelible mark on many of us.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 14 at Davidson College Presbyterian Church in the Sanctuary (100 N. Main Street, Davidson):
11:00 a.m. Visitation
12:00 p.m. Funeral
A reception will be held following the service in the Congregation House (218 Concord Rd, Davidson).
“Beauty am I
Spirit am I
I am the infinite within my soul
I can find no beginning
I can find no end
All this I am.”