John "Bud" Russell
Bud Russell died in Reno, NV, on July 24, 2012. He graduated from St. Anthony High School in 1946, and lived and worked in Long Beach. In 1986, Bud moved to IGT, Reno as VP; named president in 1988 and CEO 1993-1995 when he retired. Survived by wife Stella; brother Tom; children Michael, Kathleen, James, Mary, Rebecca, Ellen, John, Christopher; and 12 grandchildren. Services: St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Reno, Monday, July 30 at 11:30 a.m. Contributions in memory of Bud may be made to "Bud's Team" Walk to End Alzheimer's,
, 1301 Cordone Ave., Reno, NV 89502; or The Carmelites of Reno, 1950 La Fond Dr., Reno, NV 89509, attn: Sister Maria. You are invited to leave a condolence message in the Book of Memories at the website: www.waltonsfuneralhomes.com.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on July 28, 2012