MARIAN RUSSELL Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in her 76th year. Beloved wife of the late James "Jim" Russell. Loving mother of James (Lori Cook), Thomas (Angela Hallyburton) and Andrea Russell. Forever cherished grandmother of Colin, Wyatt, Xander, Kamryn, Sydney and Lucie Pearl. Marian is survived and will be sadly missed by her brother John MacQuarrie (Selma Shearer) and son-in-law Jonny Kearns; predeceased by sister-in-law Marilyn MacQuarrie. Marian graduated from Victoria College at University of Toronto and was a teacher at Collingwood Collegiate Institute for more than 30 years. Her dedication to community and arts were seen through her involvement with Theatre Collingwood. She will be remembered by all who knew her. Visitation will be held at Fawcett Funeral Home, 82 Pine St., Collingwood on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Trinity United Church, 140 Maple St., Collingwood. In lieu of flowers, donations to Theatre Collingwood or Hospice Georgian Triangle would be appreciated. Friends may visit Marian's online Book of Memories at www.fawcettfuneralhomes.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Apr. 10, 2014