Anastasia Cossitt Harrison
Cossitt Harrison “the Grand Duchess,” left this
world February 5, 2016, after a magisterial reign
over Bon Air, Bluemont, Petersburg, the Outer Banks,
Charlottesville and home again to Richmond.
She was preceded in death by parents, Dick and
Anastasia leaves to mourn her loss a daughter,
Anna Katherine Harrison and her fiancé, Jeremy
Tooley; adored grandchildren, Sara, Justin, Savanna
and Julianna; her brothers, Dwight and his wife,
Jude, Hamilton, Nicholas; her sisters, Theodosia and
her husband, Maurizio, Cassandra, Macaria and her
husband, Bob, Octavia and her husband, Ted; and a
host of devoted family and friends.
Anastasia loved working with friends, artists and
patrons at the McGuffey Art Center in
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at the Ryan Funeral
Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, Virginia
with the Rev. Mike Alley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
made to the McGuffey Art Center, 201 Second Street
NW, Charlottesville, VA 22902.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of