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PROFESSOR HARALDUR BESSASON (published on April 12, 2009)



PROFESSOR HARALDUR BESSASON Professor Haraldur Bessason died on April 8 in Toronto. He will be remembered for his work as a scholar and community builder during his tenure as Head of the Icelandic department at the University of Manitoba and as President of the University of Akureyri. Above all Haraldur will be rembered for his generosity of spirit, his humour and his stories. A memorial service will take place in Winnipeg at Neil Bardal. Inc, 3030 Notre Dame Ave, on Saturday, April 25 at 1:00 p.m. If desired, donations, in lieu of flowers, can be made to The Icelandic Chair of the University of Manitoba . Additional services will take place in Toronto in May and Iceland in August. Please contact the family if you require additional information. Condolences may be sent to: condolences@nbardal.mb.ca


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