Alexandria County Day School founder Joan C. Barton dies at 88

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September 21, 2017


By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Joan C. Barton died Sept. 3 at Fairfax Inova Hospital following a stroke. She was 88. Best known for helping found Alexandria Country Day School in a church basement in 1983, Barton served as the school's first principal until her retirement in 1996. In 1991, the school purchased St. Mary's Academy across Russell […]