Jerry Finnigan's memorial service Tuesday at 11 a.m.

A memorial service for Jerry Finnigan, a former leader in Tri-City higher education, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Einan's Funeral Home in Richland.

Finnigan died Dec. 6 at age 86.

He was the dean of the institution that became Washington State University Tri-Cities, helping to make it a branch campus and secure the $12.7 million needed to construct the university's West Building in Richland.

Those wishing to honor Finnigan are asked to make memorial donations to The Salvation Army or a charity of their choice.

The funeral home is on the Highway 240 bypass in Richland, north of Swift Boulevard.