Michael W. Schmidt

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Of Elway Hall, Warrenton, VA died at his home on Friday, December 17, 2010. Born in Cambridge, MA on May 16, 1965 to William G. and Ruth (Richter) Schmidt. Michael received a BA from the University of Maryland and a MBA from Johns Hopkins and was a partner with Barry Dixon, Inc. A lover of animals and nature, Michael was a longtime supporter of the Fauquier SPCA and Middleburg Humane Foundation, as well as an active member of the Warrenton Hunt. His other favorite charities included the Fauquier Free Clinic and CharityWorks in McLean, VA. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his life partner Barry Darr Dixon, his sister Rosemary Schmidt and his brother Greg Schmidt and the late Mark Schmidt. A Celebration of His Life will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at St. James Episcopal Church, 73 Culpepper Street, Warrenton, VA at 12 p.m.

Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 29, 2010