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