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Russell Sydney Selwood

Russell Sydney Selwood, aged 81, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2023, in Vancouver, BC. He was born in 1942 and grew up in Victoria, where he completed his education at UVic and UBC. Throughout his professional life, Russ dedicated himself to the field of education, serving as a committed teacher, math-science consultant, and school principal in various locations such as Vancouver Island, Pemberton, and Vancouver.

Russ is survived by his beloved wife, Barbara, his daughter Lisa Gould and her husband Michael, his son Matthew, his grandson Sebastien, as well as his sister Judith and her husband Edward Donaldson. His passing has left a profound void in the lives of his family and friends, who will forever cherish his memory.

In adherence to Russ’s wishes, no formal service will be held to commemorate his life. Instead, those who wish to honor his legacy may consider making memorial donations in his name to the Crossreach Programmes for Seniors or any charity close to their hearts. Russ’s kind-hearted nature, wisdom, and presence will remain eternally missed and celebrated by all who were fortunate enough to know him.

As a deeply respected educator and beloved family man, Russell Sydney Selwood will forever be remembered and appreciated for his invaluable contributions to society.

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