Laury Gordon Estrada

  • "Miguel, Laury and I were friends during her early..."
    - Douglas Stearn
  • "I never actually met Laury, but her kindness and compassion..."
    - Sue Harris
  • "Miguel -- although I never had the opportunity meet your..."
    - Sadaf Atashbarghi
  • "What a tragic loss. My prayers and sympathies are with the..."
    - Will Franklin
  • "Estimado Miguel Angel: Me siento muy consternada por la..."
    - Maria Margarita Zelaya de Nunez
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Demaine Funeral Home
520 South Washington Street
Alexandria, VA


Of Alexandria, VA, passed away unexpectedly on November 28, 2004. She was 46. She is survived by her loving mother, Ruby Gordon; and her devoted husband, Miguel Estrada. She also leaves behind her three loving dogs, Zeus, Ruby and Jackson and her chestnut mare, Lily, all of whom she loved deeply. Laury worked for many years as an Attorney in various positions in the Department of Justice, including the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering section, the Office of Legislative Affairs and the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. She was also a Counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee during the 105th Congress. She joined the Department of Justice following a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Joel Dubina, of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. She was a graduate of the University of Alabama and of the Cumberland School of Law. A viewing will be held on Thursday, December 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at DEMAINE FUNERAL HOME, 520 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA, (703) 549-0074. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 3 at 2 p.m. at Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA, (703) 549-1450. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Mrs. Estrada's memory to Doberman Assistance, Rescue and Education, 5471 Keyser Rd., Hume, VA 22639; or

Published in The Washington Post from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3, 2004
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