Deborah Mattox Rest (M.Ed. ’75 Speech Path & Aud) of Bristol, Virginia, died March 5, 2015. She was a speech pathologist in hospitals and schools for more than 40 years, helping patients of all ages improve their own lives and giving a voice to those who previously did not have one. Ms. Rest was a member of her church handbell choir and the Embroiderers’ Guild of America. She was also active in her community, mentoring newly diagnosed cancer patients while she faced her own illness head-on. Survivors include two sons, one grandson, her parents and many friends.