Pat Powell, a longtime member of Lawrence University’s Bon Appétit Dining Services staff and formerly an employee of Lawrence University Dining Services, died on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 5 due to the COVID-19 virus.
Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life, Reverand Linda Morgan-Clement announced the loss of Powell and addressed community griefs and concerns on Thursday, Jan. 7. In the e-mail sent to students, faculty and staff, she assured its campus-wide recipients that “there is no health risk to campus related to her death.”
The Lawrentian staff is working quickly and diligently to prepare a proper memorial for Powell to acknowledge her presence and impact on the Lawrence community which will be published in next week’s issue of The Lawrentian.
She will be dearly missed.