Staffer Joyce Henry was well-known across campus

Joyce Henry, a long-serving and valued member of the York University community died suddenly on Monday, May 25 following a brief illness.

Left: Joyce Henry

Most recently, Ms. Henry worked as a receptionist in the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS). Although Ms. Henry had been a part of the FGS team for just over a year, she was well known across the Keele campus, having worked in the departments of chemistry, computer science, facilities, financial services, admissions, political science, the Dean’s office in the Faculty of Arts, advancement services and psychology. During her 10 years at York, she completed her undergraduate degree in human resources management.

She is remembered by her colleagues for her bright smile and sunny personality.

Arrangements are still being made. Ms. Henry leaves her daughter Yori. An account has been set up in the name of Ms. Henry’s daughter. The account name is  "In Trust of Yori Abby-Gayle Wallen". The account number is 00646 842 488130600201. To make a donation, visit or call any branch of Alterna Savings. For a listing of Alterna Savings branches, click here.