Media Advisory: Celebration of Life for Thomas Sutherland is August 20 at CSU Lory Student Center

Note to Reporters: An online version of this information is posted at


The family of Thomas Sutherland invites the campus and Fort Collins community to a Celebration of Life. The gathering is open to anyone who would like to join with others to celebrate the memory of Dr. Sutherland, emeritus professor of animal sciences at CSU.

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2-3 p.m.

Lory Student Center ballroom, Colorado State University

A camera platform for news media will be set up at the rear of the room, with audio mult-box available.

More details can be found at

Parking will be available at no charge in both the lot to the north of the Student Center, next to the Transit Center and accessible from Laurel and Meldrum streets, and the lot to the south of Morgan Library, accessible from Shields and Pitkin streets. An interactive campus map is available at

To read more about the life of Tom Sutherland, go to

To read Tom Sutherland’s obituary, see photos, and share condolences, go to

Mike Hooker at 970.491-1545 or