Cheryl Borgman, KCON faculty member, passes away

Cheryl Borgman, KCON faculty member, passes away

Maddie Forshee

Grand Valley State University officials regret to inform Lakers that Cheryl Borgman, academic department coordinator for the Kirkhof College of Nursing, passed away on Feb. 14 at the age of 66, following a battle with cancer.

Borgman, originally from New Castle, Pennsylvania, began working at GVSU in 1997. She had worked for the university in a number of different areas, beginning in Alumni Relations and moving to KCON in 2004.

Previously, Borgman attended Robert Morris University before coming to GVSU.

On campus, she was involved in GVSU’s Cancer Warriors organization, due to her own struggles, and was involved with GVSU’s military families network. Her son, Justin, served in the military.

Borgman in survived by her parents, Ralph and Nora; her son and his fiance, Sarah; her sister, Marcia; and her grandson, Ayden.

Her funeral services are set for 10 a.m. on Feb. 18.

Online condolences can be offered at Memorial contributions can be sent to the Jameson Hospice of Lawrence County, located at 1211 Wilmington Ave., New Castle, PA, 16105.