Dr. Angela Laird Brenton, Western Carolina University’s late provost and vice chancellor, will be honored this Thursday, June 20, with a special memorial service celebrating her life.
Brenton passed away on May 8 after a three-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Her community memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Room of the A.K. Hinds University Center. Chancellor David O. Belcher will host the ceremony.
The event is open to anyone and will include an opportunity for attendees to speak about their memories of Brenton and how she impacted them personally.
For more information on the life of Brenton and her contributions to WCU, see WCJ’s earlier coverage:
Angela Laird Brenton: 1953 ‒ 2013