College of Business and Economics to Hold Memorial Service for Former Dean and Retired Faculty

Monday, May 26 2014


The University of Idaho College of Business and Economics will host a memorial service Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in Room 101 of the Albertson Building, honoring Russell Loren Chrysler, who passed away May 1. There will be a reception immediately following the service in the Albertson Building atrium. We invite the university community to attend.

Russ joined the College of Business and Economics faculty as a professor of marketing in 1959. He served as dean of the college from 1970 to 1971 and retired in 1974. He was dedicated to education and funded a charitable remainder unitrust (CRUT) that will create an endowment for the Chrysler Marketing Scholars Fund to support scholarships and learning opportunities for marketing students.