We sadly announce the passing of Axel Truderung, former instructor and Co-op Co-ordinator in the Civil Engineering Department.
By Dale Watts
It is an unfortunate fact of life that occasionally a RRC staff member will pass away while still an employee at the college. Considering, as of November 2017, RRC has 1,370 full-time and 541 part-time employees whose average age is about 50 years, perhaps it should be less surprising to us when one of our colleagues passes. Over 1900 employees represent the size of a small town.
The shocking and sad loss of a current employee has happened in Civil Engineering Technology four times over the decades. The four individuals were Edward Smendziuk, Robert Kwok, Gary Giesbrecht and Vivek Sharma. Accordingly, the Department decided it would create a memorial wall to commemorate the service of these individuals to their students, peers, department and the college. Continue reading
We sadly announce the passing of Jim Drever, former Director of Security Services & Parking at RRC.
Donations are suggested in lieu of flowers to Winnipeg Police Museum and Historical Society Inc., CancerCare Manitoba Foundation, or any other place dear to your heart.
We are sad to note the passing of Arnold Bobby (Bob) Ramrattan. Bob’s career spanned over 40 years working for the Province of Manitoba’s Department of Education and Northern Affairs, Red River College and Caribou College.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Bob Ramrattan Memorial Award for Community Service Students at Red River College, C306-2055 Notre Dame Ave R3H 0J9, Winnipeg, Manitoba.