Passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Georgian Bay General Hospital, Midland after a courageous battle with cancer. Born October 19, 1959 to the late Russell C. Balmer and the late Loreen (nee McKinlay). He will be dearly missed by his loving companion Judy Gillies. Cherished brother of Marie Houle (the late Yves) and the late Willliam Balmer. Dear Uncle to Julie Houle (Carol Belanger), Tiffany Houle (Frederic Bergeron), and Jeremy Houle (Marilyn Bellemare). Great Uncle to Loïc, Maé and Anaé. The family wish to thank the staff of Georgian Bay General Hospital who provided Rusty with extraordinary care and compassion. There will be no service by request.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the SPCA in Russell's memory are greatly appreciated.