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Obituary of Linda L. Russell


Linda L. Russell, age 81 of Ithaca, NY passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Cayuga Medical Center.

Born June 21, 1940 in Ithaca, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Amy Tobey Russell. Linda was a graduate of Mt. Sinai School of Nursing. She received her RN and was a Health Instructor with the Cortland City School District prior to retirement. Linda, along with her mother, ran Hearts Desire Show Dogs for many years.

Linda is survived by her brother, Richard J. Russell of Ithaca, NY and close friends and caregivers, Mike and Amy Scott and their children, Michaela and Vanessa Scott.

Graveside services and interment in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, NY will be held at 4 pm on Thursday, October 21, 2020 with Pastor David Quigley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dryden Ambulance, 26 North St., Dryden, NY 13053.

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