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In Memoriam
mercredi, 20 juin 2018   (3 Comments - view/add)
Ecolint community loses former Chemistry teacher Les Wise »
Les Wise, Chemistry teacher at LGB for 34 years, passed away in the early morning of  Monday 4 June, 2018. He...
jeudi, 31 mai 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Death of Ravi Kumar (LGB '65) »
Ravi Kumar (LGB '65) passed away suddenly in Toronto at the age of 70 years, of complications following cancer treatment....
jeudi, 1 mars 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Death of activist alumnus Paul Booth (LGB '60) »
Paul Booth (LGB '60) died on 17 January 2018 of complications from leukemia. In addition to the obituaries in the New Yor...
samedi, 27 janvier 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
La Châtaigneraie loses one of its pillars, Hélène Forneris »
Beatrice Hoesli contacted the Alumni Office Friday afternoon with the news of Hélène Forneris' passing. Hélène worked at L...
vendredi, 8 décembre 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Death of former librarian Yvonne Baumann »
Jennifer Armstrong, Principal of La Châtaigneraie's Primary School, contacted the Alumni Office to share the news of Yvonn...
vendredi, 13 octobre 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Célébration d'adieu à la vie pour Erna "Musy" Gras »
Erna "Musy" Gras passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 3 October 2017, in her Vésenaz retirement home, where she had been liv...
mardi, 15 août 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial Service for John Monks, former German teacher at La Chât »
John Monks, former German teacher and Head of Modern Languages at La Châtaigneraie, died on Wednesday, 9 August 2017. ...
jeudi, 20 juillet 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Class of 2001 celebrates Alex Kimmins »
This past April, the Ecolint family lost one of its dearest, Alex Kimmins (LGB '01). As we write this, on 17 July, 2017, A...
lundi, 5 juin 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering Alex Kimmins »
Many in the Ecolint community are grieving the sudden loss of Alex Kimmins, who graduated from LGB in 2001. His sister, De...
vendredi, 28 avril 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Death of Guido Ruffino, former Latin teacher at LGB »
Professeur Guido Ruffino, a warmly appreciated Latin teacher in LGB's French Section from 1955 to 1965, died on 7 March 20...
jeudi, 9 mars 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Death of former maths teacher Marilyn Miron »
Marilyn Miron, maths teacher at LGB from 1976 to 1994, died unexpectedly in the United States, on 13 February 2017.  ...
mardi, 28 février 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Death of a centenarian alumna »
Margaret Millett-Fowler, one of Ecolint's very first students, died on 19 January 2017, at her retirement home in Switzerl...
vendredi, 20 janvier 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Death of Paul Verity Smith »
Alumnus Paul Verity Smith (LGB '71) died on Monday 9 January. This sad news reached the Alumni Office via Robin Dormer (LG...
vendredi, 9 décembre 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Death of Cora Lee Gibbs, one of Ecolint's earliest students »
On 29 September 2016, Cora Lee Gibbs (née Gethman) died in Rhode Island at the age of 92. She attended Ecolint from 1929 t...
jeudi, 24 novembre 2016   (2 Comments - view/add)
Death of Lizanne "Dizzy" Seabrook »
We learned recently of the death of Lizanne Brooke née Seabrook (LGB '65). Known to her friends as Dizzy, she had been liv...
jeudi, 3 novembre 2016   (5 Comments - view/add)
Memories of Richard Vyvyan »
The death on Sunday 23 October 2016 of retired Ecolint teacher and archivist Richard Vyvyan has prompted much reminiscing...
dimanche, 23 octobre 2016   (4 Comments - view/add)
Death of Richard Vyvyan, former Head of Maths and Foundation Archivist »
Richard Vyvyan passed away at the Hopital Universitaire de Genève this morning, Sunday 23 October 2016, after a prolonged...
jeudi, 13 octobre 2016   (2 Comments - view/add)
Stella Best: calm, caring and dedicated »
Stella Best, who taught at Ecolint from 1962 until 1990, died on Friday 7 October 2016. She had been living in Cranleigh,...
vendredi, 7 octobre 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michel Butor and the International School of Geneva »
On 24 August 2016 the celebrated French writer Michel Butor, a former teacher at La Grande Boissière, died at the age of 8...
lundi, 12 septembre 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering Mary Watson (née Shah) »
Mary Watson (née Shah), who graduated from the Lycée des Nations – forerunner of La Châtaigneraie – in 1974, died on Sunda...
mercredi, 31 août 2016   (4 Comments - view/add)
Former sports teacher Arnold Jones »
Mr Arnold Jones, who taught Sport and Mathematics at LGB in the 1960s, died on 21 May 2016 after a short illness. The news...
vendredi, 29 juillet 2016   (3 Comments - view/add)
Death of Rob White (LGB '60) »
Robert White, who graduated from La Grande Boissière in 1960, died on 26 July 2016 at his home in Petersburg, VA. The obi...
lundi, 25 juillet 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Death of Tanya (Smith) Tweeton (LGB '60) »
News has reached the Alumni Office, from Stanislav Smith (LGB '64), of the death of his sister Tanya Tweeton (LGB '60). Sh...
jeudi, 21 juillet 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Death of Winifred Elderfield, former teacher at LGB »
Winifred Elderfield died peacefully in Morges on Sunday 17 July 2016. She was 97 years old. She taught Maths and English a...
jeudi, 14 juillet 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Death of former La Chât maths teacher Stan Kopec »
The wife of Stan J. Kopec Jr, former maths teacher at La Châtaigneraie, has informed us of his death on 21 June 2016....
mardi, 31 mai 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Adam Smolik: a classmate remembers »
It has now been five months since our close classmate Adam Smolik (La Chât '89) unexpectedly passed away a few days into t...
vendredi, 20 mai 2016   (2 Comments - view/add)
Remembering Michael Jackman (1937-2016) »
Michael Jackman, who taught in the Primary, Middle and Secondary schools at La Grande Boissière between 1987 and 2002, die...
lundi, 9 mai 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Death of Daniel Reelfs, one of Ecolint's earliest students »
Daniel Reelfs, who attended Ecolint from 1928 to 1932 and again from 1940 to 1942, died in Geneva on 19 April 2016. He was...
mardi, 1 décembre 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
In memory of Juan Graves (LGB '63) »
On 1 June 2015, my brother Juan died peacefully at home, after a short illness, with his beloved wife Frances by his side....
vendredi, 20 novembre 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Death of former LGB teacher Julie Robinson »
Julie Robinson, who worked for many years as a classroom assistant in Ecolint's Early Years programme, died after a short...
mardi, 29 septembre 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
Remembering Donate Dobbernack (LGB '62) »
Donate Dobbernack (pictured right), an active and enthusiastic member of the Ecolint alumni community, died in Geneva duri...
lundi, 24 août 2015   (5 Comments - view/add)
Death of Michael Zammit-Tabona (LGB '68) »
( Contributed by Simone Ray-Tabona ) It is with great sorrow that, together with our brother's family, my sister,...
mardi, 4 août 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Death of former history teacher Mary Lee Melnick »
We learned today of the recent death of former history teacher Mary Lee Melnick (née Corfman), who retired in 1997 followi...
vendredi, 19 juin 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Death of former Head of English Nan Martin »
Elisabeth (Nan) Martin-Stokes, who taught English at La Grande Boissière from 1952 until 1983, died peacefully in her slee...
jeudi, 30 avril 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Former colleagues and friends remember Joyce Wakenshaw »
The sun shone on Pregny yesterday afternoon as former colleagues, friends and students of Joyce Wakenshaw gathered to pay...

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