With deep grief, I submit this obituary of my daughter Eve Erin Crowell ’96. She was proud of graduating from the school.

Thank you,
Barbara Crowell Roy

Eve Erin Crowell, 30, of 1232 North Flores, West Hollywood, California, died suddenly at her home on February 24, 2005. The daughter of Barbara (Lepley Crowell) Roy of Newport, Rhode Island and Sachseln Switzerland and Dr. Robert Crowell of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Eve was born on November 4, 1974,in Boston, Massachusetts.

Eve Crowell was educated at Williston Northampton School, in Easthampton, Mass., and was a 1996 graduate of Wesleyan University. In May of 2002, she received a JD degree from the Law School of UCLA.

In October 2002, Ms. Crowell joined the prominent law firm of Kirkland and Ellis in Los Angeles. There she rapidly gained a reputation for intelligence, hard work, and collegiality. Eve worked in the litigation division, and she distinguished herself by winning the firm’s national mock trial competitions in 2003 and 2004. She was a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.

Eve Crowell was an excellent athlete, and she participated in numerous triathlons and marathons in California.

She is survived by her parents and her brother, Wyatt E. Crowell of Dallas, Texas. Other survivors include her stepmother, Mary Woodson Crowell, her stepfather, Dr. Vance Roy, her stepbrother, John P. Dennis III of Houston, Texas, and her stepsister, Jennifer D. Farley of Saugerties, New York.

A memorial service was held on March 3, 2005 at the Forest Lawn Mortuary in Glendale California. Burial will be private. Donations in her honor may be sent to Eve’s Fund for Native American Health Initiatives in care of Mr. William Heckel, 210 Montezuma, Suite 100, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-2681 (telephone 505 983-8699).