Memorial service today for Rick Howell

The memorial service for Rick Howell, director of facilities planning & renovations at York, will be held today at 11am at St. Cuthbert’s Church, 1399 Bayview Ave., in Toronto.  

Howell and his colleagues had sponsored a child, Basazinew Melesse – ID # ETH 175235-4658, through World Vision. The family would appreciate it if contributions to World Vision were made in Rick’s memory. To contact World Vision, call 1-800-268-4888 or visit its Web site at

When making your donation, be sure to request that  the contribution be directed to Basazinew Melesse’s community. World Vision should be advised that acknowledgement cards are to be addressed to Andrea Howell and Family.  

Flowers can be delivered to the church and will be taken to the Howell family home following the service.

Howell died suddenly on Friday, May 25. For the full story, see the May 28 issue of YFile.