Russell S.
About the Author

Russ Vahlbusch first met "Mr. Heenan," the subject of this biography, on Labor Day in
1949 while watching the Romeo, Michigan, Peach Parade.  They were introduced on the
porch at the home of Russ's great uncle, Harry Rumsey, located at the corner of Van
Dyke and Hollister Streets in Romeo.  Pat was 51 years old.  Russ was 21, a junior at
Michigan State College.  Their only future meetings would be many years later at annual
meetings of Baywood Associates, Inc.  Pat was President.  Russ became a shareholder.

Russ, who has a B.S. in Business Administration from Michigan State College and an
M.B.A. from the University of Detroit, is a retired Michigan Bell Telephone Company
District Manager.  

He and his wife, Ginny, live at The Village of East Harbor, a Presbyterian Villages of
Michigan retirement community located in Chesterfield, Michigan.

Books Are
Published by
Westview, Inc.
Don't Give Up-Give Back
Remembering Pat Heenan

Paperback, 6x9, 174 pages
ISBN 978-1-935271-16-1
$22.00 including shipping and handling

Don't Give Up-Give Back
tells the inspirational life story
leading up to Pat Heenan's
uncommon decision to give back.  
May it be an inspiration to us all.
One reader's eloquent description:

"You rescued something from the void that nobody else
could have rescued; you illuminated a life that would
have otherwise remained dark; you have given us a
lesson that otherwise would not have been given; and
you crafted a tale with a beginning and an end in a way
that no one else could have done."