Dear friends and colleagues,
It is with great sadness that we must announce to you that Mr. Marvyn Kussner, our beloved Founding Chairman of the Board, passed away this morning, peacefully and surrounded by his loving family.
We have all been blessed to be touched by Marvyn’s tenacity, his smile, his persistence, his generosity and his kindness. These are the qualities that allowed PROCURE to develop, to succeed, and to become a sustained force against prostate cancer, both in Quebec, and, with the PROCURE Quebec Prostate Cancer Biobank, worldwide. Thankfully, he lived to see the fruits of his labour and to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of PROCURE. Throughout his life, and with all the many health difficulties he has faced, Marvyn never once stopped thinking of the welfare of others and never once strayed from his commitment to make this world a better place.
We know you all agree that it has been the highest honour and privilege to have known Marvyn and to have had him in our lives.
The funeral will be held at Paperman & Sons, 3888 Jean Talon West, Friday, June 7 at 1:00 pm.
May his wonderful family be spared further sorrow and may the imprint of his memories, his character, and his contributions to this world last forever.
Cédric Bisson, Sal Guerrera, Malvina Klag and Laurent Proulx