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03/08/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/08/2018 22:13

Longtime Rice supporter Audrey Moody Ley dies

Audrey Moody Ley, the namesake of several places and facilities at Rice, died March 4. She was 103.

Audrey Moody Ley

A 1935 Rice alumna who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, Ley and her husband, Rice alum Wendel Ley '32, were longtime supporters of the university, as evidenced by the Ley Student Center, the Audrey Moody Ley Plaza, the Wendel D. Ley Track and the Wendel D. Ley Scoreboard at Reckling Park. Rice Athletics lauded Audrey Ley with an Honorary R Award in 2011.

A memorial service for Ley will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 9, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Road. Prior to the service, the family will have gathered for a private interment at Houston's Memorial Oaks Cemetery.