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The Memorial Ceremony on April 21 featured artwork of butterflies and birds on a small tree. [Michael Holahan/Augusta University]

In photos: Augusta University celebrates life with annual Memorial Ceremony

In remembrance of the faculty, staff and students lost this past year, Augusta University hosted its annual celebration of life ceremony at 3 p.m. April 21 on the Summerville Campus.

Those honored include:

  • Paulette P. Harris 
  • Walter J. Moore 
  • Gary M. Whitford 
University staff
  • Benita Howard Bizzell 
  • Ruth Ann Clark 
  • Hope L. Dunagan 
  • Ellen Elizabeth Gillis 
  • Diane Anthony Manghram 
Health system staff
  • Carol V. Clark 
  • Cathy Golatt 
  • Joann Kelley 
  • Vanessa Hooks 
  • Tabb Moore 
  • Shekita Redfield 
  • Peter Sardelis 
  • Patricia Tinley 
  • Genevieve Toomey 
  • Kovedia Washington 
  • Jagers Isaiah Bartley 
  • Haley Lynn 
  • Mantrel McCray 
  • Kristofer Wood 
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