Laurie Dale Brunson Altieri, 64, of Goshen, Virginia died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Longdale, Virginia.
She was born September 27, 1952 in Edinburgh, Indiana, the daughter of Phyllis June Doak Brunson and the late Laurence “Larry” Joslyn Brunson.
Laurie was formerly employed as a writer for Foxfire in Georgia.
She was a member of Green Valley Methodist Church. She loved to read, help people edit their writing, and volunteer for her community.
She is survived by her daughter: Ashley Ruckman and husband Jamie of Bedford County; grandchildren: Aidan Broyles, Micah Brunson, Lilia Ruckman, Brielle Ruckman;
Brothers: Patrick Brunson and wife Amanda of Louisa, James Brunson of Roanoke; sister: Amanda Crawford of Roanoke; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and two close friends: Mary Lewis and Barbara Woodall.
A private funeral service will be conducted at a later time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rescue Mission of Roanoke, 402 4th Street SE, Roanoke, VA 24013.