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Dr. Tamara Warren, WLU's first female VP and Order of Canada recipient has died in her 93rd year

Last Updated May 14, 2015 at 6:08 pm EDT

Dr. Tamara Warren passed away peacefully with her husband Roy by her side on Tuesday.

She became the first female Vice-President of Wilfrid Laurier Universty and was granted an Honorary Doctorate from the University in 1981.

Her accomplishments were further recognized in 1984 when she was a recipient of the Order of Canada.

Tamara’s family will receive relatives and friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20th and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 21st at the Henry Walser Funeral Home in Kitchener.

The funeral service will be held at Benton Street Baptist Church on Friday, May 22nd at 11 a.m.