Lori Lee (Koscik) Mackey, of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away at age 56 on August 18, 2019, after a valiant battle with leiomyosarcoma. Lori was born in 1962 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and met her husband Terry at the University of Wisconsin while pursuing her degree in psychology. Terry and Lori were married in 1990 and have lived in Virginia for the past 30 years, where they raised their daughters Teresa (Tess) and Allison (Allie).
Lori was preceded in death by her sister, Kari. In addition to her husband and daughters, Lori is survived by her father, Edward Koscik, her mother Nancy Brown, and numerous relatives.
Lori was known for her kindness, compassion, and outgoing spirit, making everyone she met an instant friend. She was often seen chatting to friends and neighbors, and was an energetic champion of causes she was passionate about.
A funeral service is planned for Saturday, Sept. 14, at 2 p.m., at St. Mary’s Basilica in Alexandria, followed by a reception in St. Mary’s Lyceum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Foxcroft School.