Berkeley Lab retiree Russell Ellis passed away on July 17 at the age of 71. Russell worked in the Engineering division until retiring in 2000, after 38 years of service. After retiring, he volunteered for the Concord Police Department and the John Muir Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and a daughter. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be sent to the American Heart Association (1710 Gilbraith Road Burlingame, CA 94010).