Allison Hall Kiesler
Richmond, VA - Allison Hall Kiesler of Richmond, Virginia died September 9, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, David McKee Hall, Jr. of Sylva, NC and Sarah McCollum Hall Blount of State Road, NC; her husband, Donald J. Kiesler; and daughter Rachel Hall Kiesler. She is survived by her children, Sarah Hall Kiesler and Benjamin Hall Kiesler of Richmond, VA; her granddaughter, Lela Jane Barry; as well as her sisters, Anne Hall Hines, of Cary, NC and Hannah Hall Duke of Woodbridge, Va.
Allison worked in many capacities as an environmental educator - touching innumerable lives. She sought to help us all reconnect to the earth that supports us and to find wonder in nature.
Interment was in Hollywood Cemetery and a memorial was held at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond on Saturday, September 15, 2012. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of James River Park, or the Nature Conservancy.
Published in Asheville Citizen-Times on Sep. 17, 2012.