ALUMNI 1940s Rachel (Jeanne) Hamel, DHE ’41,Sept. 27, 2021 Mary (Rosalind) Morris, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’42, March 26, 2022 Mildred (Joyce) Headlam, DHE ’48, Sept. 27, 2021 Elizabeth (Betty) Arcangeli, DHE ’48, Nov. 8, 2021 Evan McGugan, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’48, May 12, 2021 Donald (Don) Rutherford, Dip. ’48; B.Sc. (Agr.) ’51, Nov. 14, 2021 James (Jim)

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Leaving the family farm near Forest, Ont., in 1938, Mary Rosalind Morris enrolled in horticultural studies at the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) with plans to become a tree fruit breeder. After completing her BSA in 1942, she continued grad studies in plant breeding at Cornell University. There, she got her first look at chromosomes under

U of G Athletes Compete at Beijing, Tokyo Olympics

Current U of G athletes and alumni participated in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Tokyo Summer Games (held in 2021).At the Beijing Winter Games, Cody Sorensen, B.Comm. ’08, competed in the four-man bobsleigh competition, placing ninth overall. Mirela Rahneva, B.Comm. ’11, placed fifth in a career best in women’s skeleton. Former U of G

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Laurie Murison

Conserving Atlantic whales and maintaining iconic lighthouses were among Laurie Murison’s passions during her influential research and teaching career on New Brunswick’s Grand Manan Island in the Bay of Fundy. Executive director of the Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station and a champion of marine conservation, the U of G master’s grad died Jan.

Class Notes – Summer 2021

1950s Marking its 70th anniversary this year, the Class of OAC ’51 raised $51,000 for U of G student awards for 2021 intended to foster leadership. The one-time awards will support six entering diploma students at the Ridgetown Campus, three entering undergraduate students in the Ontario Agricultural College and 10 OAC undergraduate students at convocation



1940s Mary (Molly) Nix, DHE ’41, Oct. 25, 2019 Hazel Westfall, DHE ’41, Oct. 30, 2020 Roger Cloet, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’48, March 31, 2020 John Jackson, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’48, April 11, 2020 Allan (Al) Wall, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’48, Dec. 4, 2020 William Fedorkow, Dip. ’48, Aug. 24, 2020 Margaret (Isabel) Cnoop Koopmans, DHE ’48, July