BGSU Magazine Spring 2008

WWI Vet Is Recalled for His Life of Service

Although late in his life he received recognition for his status as the oldest living World War I veteran, the picture of J. Russell Coffey’s life is better reflected in his unswerving attention to the people and causes he loved. Coffey was a former BGSU physical education professor.

Avoided the limelight - Jim Ruehl

Friends in high places - Mickey Cochrane

Stories galore - Ron Stoner

Far-reaching influence - Alvin Perkins