Bonnie Russell

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Bonnie Russell, Academic Advisor, on Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

Bonnie was one of the founders of the Academic Advising Department at Vanier College and was the Coordinator of the Department for over 30 years.

As the first Sport-Études advisor at an Anglophone Cégep, Bonnie worked closely with elite athletes who were trying to balance their athletic activities with their academics.

A memorial gathering will be held at Collins Clarke MacGillivray White Funeral Home, 5610 Sherbrooke West on Saturday, March 15 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. There will be a tribute at 3:00 p.m.

At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada would be appreciated.

On behalf of the entire Vanier Community, our Director-General Gilbert Héroux extended his deepest sympathies to her family, colleagues and friends.

A photo of Bonnie taken
at Vanier in the 1970s

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