Beverly Ann Sincavage died December 8 at her home in Middleburg, Va.  A resident of the town for over 10 years, she was active in the local art community, displaying her mixed media and collage works at galleries throughout Northern Virginia.

She also volunteered at the Pink Box tourist information center and with the FISH charitable organization.

Born in Bristol, Conn. in 1945, Ms. Sincavage received a master’s degree in education from Stanford (Ca.) University and an MBA in public administration from George Washington University.

Her earlier career in international communications spanned over 20 years. Her specialty was tariff administration and coordination with the U.N. agency that sets common standards for voice and data carriers worldwide. She began her telecommunications career with TRT Telecommunications Corp.in Washington, then moved to GTE Telenet Corporation in Reston, Va., where she helped launch the first public Internet network for businesses.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.