This year the university community mourned the passing of the following members of the Memorial community:
April Arnott died tragically in Kelligrews on Nov. 11, aged 19 years. She was enrolled in her first year at Marine Institute and planned to major in Marine Environmental Technology.
Doris Bennett, a retired staff member from the Faculty of Engineering, passed suddenly but peacefully away at her residence, Bell Island, on Dec. 10, 2000, age 80 years.
Gina Doreen Blundon, a first-year medical student.
Dr. Alec T. Brace, a retired faculty member from the Faculty of Education.
Liam Brennan died tragically on Nov. 1, 2000, in St. John's, aged 21. He was a second-year student at the Marine Institute, enrolled in the Nautical Science program and a member of the MUN Judo team.
Richard Charles Campbell, retired laboratory animal technologist.
Ern Cole, retired staff member. He joined Continuing Education in 1974 as a regional officer for the central Newfoundland area. He moved to St. John's in 1986 to assume the position of associate director of the then Division of Continuing Studies; he retired from this position in 1996.
Michael Dyer, a retired staff member from the Ocean Sciences Centre.
Gilbert Foster, a retired faculty member from the Department of Sociology.
Memorial student Stefan Eldred Gibbons, age 20 years.
Herbert Halpert, credited with helping establish Memorial's Folklore department, died Dec. 29.
Dr. Helge Ingstad, an honorary graduate of Memorial University.
Charles Mercer, a retired staff member from the Department of Facilities Management.
Dr. Hoh-Cheung Mui, a former member of History department and a professor emeritus Memorial.
Dr. Michael Nolan, of Salmonier Line, Holyrood (formerly of O'Donnell's), an honorary doctor of laws recipient.
Suresh Parab, a member of the Board of Regents from June 1, 1990, until May 31, 1993, recently passed away at his home in Toronto. While he was on the board, he served as a member of the Campus Planning and Development Committee.
Frank Philpott, retired staff member of Technical Services.
Dr. Stuart O. Pierson, professor of History.
Al Pittman, a retired faculty member and writer-in-residence at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.
Frederick Rees, retired director of Human Resources at Memorial.
Margaret Rompkey, former library assistant in the QE II Library.
The Honourable Frederick William Russell, former chair of the Board of Regents and an honorary graduate of Memorial University.
Leonard Scott, a former employee with Planning and Works.
Edna Baird Stephenson, a retired staff member from Extension Services, member of the first graduating class of Memorial College, and long time alumni volunteer and benefactor.
Dr. William Threlfall, professor emeritus. Dr. Threlfall taught in the Department of Biology at Memorial for over 30 years.
T. George Toumishey, a retired faculty member from the School of Social Work.
Gerard Ward, a Memorial English student, is missing at sea and has been presumed drowned since Oct. 28. 2000.
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