Virginia Steen


Age: 47


Summary: art historian who in 1987 was teaching at the University College in Beirut, Lebanon when her husband, journalist Alann Steen, was kidnapped by Lebanese and Iranian terrorists, who became an advocate working for the release of the hostages (they were finally released after four years in December 1991), and who was recognized by President George H. W. Bush for her work on the hostage's behalf



Cause of Death: Complications from the flu


Born: May 6, 1956


Died: December 19, 2003


Location: Evansville, Wyoming