In Memoriam: Bernie Elliott

BernieElliottBernie Elliott, a longtime Marshall employee who was Coordinator of Operations for the Memorial Student Center and a renowned local photographer, died Sunday, Sept. 15.

He once told a coworker that he came to Marshall as a student and loved it so much he never left. In 1975 he took up photography as a hobby and went on to become a familiar presence on the sidelines of Marshall athletic events chronicling teams with his camera through the decades. He also was responsible for some of the iconic photos that depict the Student Center and the Huntington campus. His photographs had appeared in Marshall Magazine.

A MU alum, he became a staff member in 1977.

An obituary and information on visitation and services may be found at

Also, a video tribute may be viewed at