On Monday, May 25, 2015, Russ Bellavance of Birchwood Village passed away at the Drayton Valley Hospital at the age of 74 years. Russ will be lovingly remembered and terribly missed by his wife, Linda; sons, Craig (Trina), Kevin (Tatiana), and Chris (Rhonda); grandchildren, Cole, Jace, Chloe, Jonah, Joely, Tyler, Nate and Brooke; mother, Elsie, as well as by many siblings, extended family and wonderful friends. Russ’ life will be celebrated at Birchwood Village Community Centre, 5427 Twp. Rd. 494 on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations in honour of Russ may be made directly to Cross Cancer Institute or to Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation – CT4DV.