George Ellis Russell, artist, Jan. 23, 1933 (Viscount Sask.) - May 8, 2016 (Laval, QC)
Tête Carrée, Tête Dure et Vieux Chanceux! A child of the prairies.
Son of Ben Russell & Lillian Moore, he is survived by épouse HELENE BROSSARD & his children- Benjamin (Elyce), Janet, Robert, Richard, David (Barbara), Monika, Kathy, & Jennifer; grandchildren- Allison (Jeremy), Alexander (Eloise), Gregory (Mai), Justin (Sarah), Oliver (Erin), Griffin, Lily & Stephanie; great-grandchildren- Alexander, Ida Maeve, Aiden & Maxx; sisters- Joyce and Louise & la famille Dagenais.
Graduate of- U of Saskatchewan (B.Ed), Sir George Williams (M.Ed). Passionate art teacher, professional artist & philanthropist who donated his life’s artistic Oeuvre to the Arthritis Society. George was tranquil, lucid and making his own decisions to the very end. Blessed thanks to everyone at Sacré Coeur & Rose de Lima- you each and all embody the word grace.