Remembering Gerry Beech (1947 – 2015)

By Maroon & White | fall 2017

Students at Saint Mary’s will benefit from a fund set up to honour the late Gerry Beech (BA’68), a proud Saint Mary’s alumnus who graduated with a degree in Political Science. Beech worked for several years as Director of Student Services at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design before moving to Ontario in the mid-70s for a career in provincial politics. With the help of Dr. Marc Doucet, Chair of the Political Science Department at Saint Mary’s, plus two of Gerry’s good friends, Wendell Sanford (BA’68; BEd’70) and Terry Murphy (BA’68), a memorial fund was launched. The fund will buy Political Science books for the Patrick Power Library. All of these books will feature a book plate reading: "In Memory of Gerald P. Beech, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Saint Mary's University, 1968; Master of Arts, University of Toronto, 1970."

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