(May 3, 2001, Gazette)
Dr. Stuart O. Pierson passed peacefully away on April 13, 2001,
St. Clares Mercy Hospital. He leaves to mourn his wife
Janet Kergoat, his sons Max, Alexander and Bart, his daughter
Rosanna, and many friends and colleagues. In lieu of flowers,
donations can be made to Memorial University for a scholarship
fund in his memory.
Dr. Michael Nolan, of Salmonier Line, Holyrood (formerly of ODonnells),
passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre April 19,
Dr. Nolan received an honorary doctor of laws degree from Memorial
University in 1983. Dr. Nolan was honoured for his work with
the provincial wildlife department where he surveyed the Avalon
Peninsula caribou herd. Under a conservation plan worked out
by noted American biologist Tom Bergerud and managed by Dr. Nolan,
the herd went from a few dozen animals to several thousand.