Oct. 9, 2020

In Memoriam: April Gustavsen

Campus flag lowered Oct. 9, 2020
April Gustavson
April Gustavson Submitted by family of April Gustavson

The Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) is mourning the loss of April Gustavsen. Gustavsen worked in the faculty for more than a decade in the Admissions and Student Affairs Office for the undergraduate medical education program. She was 56.

Gustavsen grew up in Williams Lake, B.C. With a lifelong passion for teaching and learning, she was a school teacher for many years in Ontario and Calgary before joining the CSM.

She was predeceased by her husband Jon in 2019, with whom she had two children.

Gustavsen was a lover of the outdoors, a woman of faith and is remembered by friends for her always-friendly smile and sympathetic ear. She passed away on Sept. 29, 2020.

Gustavsen'sĀ funeral is scheduled to take place Friday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. Due to public health regulations related to COVID-19, attendance is limited. You can watch via livestream.