Queen’s lowers flags in memory of student Kamila Lebel-Farrell

Queen’s lowers flags in memory of student Kamila Lebel-Farrell

June 18, 2021


The Queen’s community is remembering Kamila Lebel-Farrell, who passed away suddenly after collapsing while exercising outdoors on Wednesday, June 9.  Kamila was 19 years old. 

Kamila was studying Sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Science and had recently completed her second year in the program. She was an excellent student, actively involved in the Queen’s community and much loved by her many friends. Kamila came to Queen's from North Bay and will be deeply missed by her parents Brigitte and Jennifer Lebel and Joey and Amanda Farrell, her siblings, and many family and friends in North Bay and beyond. 

"All her many friends describe the shining light she exuded," says a family obituary. "She radiated joy, love and happiness."

The family is planning to start a foundation in her name to carry out Kamila's dream to help build self-sustaining economies in developing countries.

Flags on the Queen's campus will be lowered to half-mast on Friday, June 18 in memory of Kamila. 

A family obituary is available online.