Memorial and Tribute Funds

Memorials and Tributes

Memorial gifts to Van Andel Institute are a fitting tribute to a cherished loved one. Below are current memorials of those whose families have suggested donations to Van Andel Institute. Click on a name below to donate.




NameDesignated Fund
Art AlbertsUnrestricted
David John Baines Parkinson’s disease
Carol Joyce BiesbrockParkinson’s disease
Lyle R. Irish Unrestricted
Walter Long Unrestricted
Cornelia “Connie” MacDonald Cancer research
Wayne Schout Parkinson’s disease
Sue SuwynUnrestricted
Dawn Vander MeerResearch
Jim VinkemulderCancer research








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