Christina Marie Russell

                    September 17, 1962  -  June 16, 2010

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Fairbanks resident, Christina Marie Russell, 47 died June 16, 2010 in Fairbanks

Christina was born September 17, 1962 in Sitka, Alaska to David S. and Marlene (Kennedy) Russell. She grew up and attended school in Sitka, graduating from Sitka High School. Over the years she lived in Seattle and later in Anchorage. She has made Fairbanks her home for the past 15 years .She loved Sitka and always considered it home.

Chris always had a smile and positive attitude. She loved being on the water and fishing with her many friends. Photography and cooking were also her passion. She especially enjoyed cooking for friends and for elders. Christmas was her favorite time of year with its gathering of family and friends.

She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Marlene and Del Cesar, sisters Beverly Russell (husband Les Jensen) of Juneau and Janice Craver (husband Andrew) of Connecticut; nephew David Russell Jensen of Juneau; nieces Tamara, Rebecca and Melissa Craver of Connecticut; aunts Janet Duncan of Ketchikan and Christina Kennedy of Juneau; Uncle Homer Russell & family of Kotzebue; and also step-brothers Lance and David Cesar and step-sister Nancy Maki of Juneau.

Christina is preceded in death by her father, David, and brother, Michael.

A memorial service will be held in Sitka at 2 p.m. Tuesday June 29 at the Naa Kahida Community House. A reception will follow the service.

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Born: September 17, 1962

Place of Birth: Sitka, AK

Death: June 16, 2010

Place of Death: Fairbanks, AK

This memorial provided by:
Cremation Society of Alaska
Anchorage, AK