Mervin Delbert Harrison
passed away April 11 at age 74. He retired in January 1995 from his position as an administrator
in the Facilities Management Division.
Born in the Senlac, Sask. area, he worked for 20 years with an
automotive wholesaler, then to the U of S.
He was a social activist and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity
degree from St. Andrew’s College in 1997 and a Prime of Life Achievement Award
from the U of S Retirees Association in 1998.
He also received a Most Valued Friend plaque from Equal Justice for All,
for his years of support and work with the anti-poverty group. In February 2002 he received the Global
Citizen’s Award from the Saskatchewan Council for International Co-operation. He is survived by his wife Bernice, children
Terry, Kathy and Scott, and brother Warren.
Joseph William Klassen
passed away April 12 at age 91. He retired in June 1975 from his position as a custodian. He grew up in Main Centre, Sask., farmed
near Aberdeen, and worked in construction and real estate, completing his
working years on the U of S staff. He
is survived by his wife Frieda, children Hazel, Josephine, Gordon and Murray,
sister Martha, and brothers Howard, Earl, and Ray.
‘Hazel’ Margaret L. Cherry
passed away April 15.
She retired July 1, 1974 as a non-academic, CUPE member of the U of S
staff. Information about which
department she worked in is unavailable.
In her retirement she enjoyed bridge and bowling and had many relatives
and friends in Eastern Canada, Florida and California. She is survived by her sister Doreen,
brother Ray, and nieces and nephews.
passed away April 21 at age 79. He retired May 1, 1987 as a non-academic, CUPE member of the
Geological Sciences Department staff.
He immigrated to Canada in 1967 and worked in the Geology Department
until his retirement. He had a passion
for flowers and gardening. He is
survived by his children Elizabeth and Andy, and four grandchildren.
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