Christopher Ryan Bullmer of Kalamazoo Christopher Ryan (Trudell) Bullmer unexpectedly passed away early Monday, November 13, 2017. An inspiring and celebrated high school English teacher at Kalamazoo Central, an accomplished performance poet and a budding woodworker, Chris aspired to use the arts he loved to help his students find their own voices of expression. Many will mourn the loss of this brilliant educator. A beloved partner, father, son, brother and friend, Chris leaves behind his wife, Beth and his two daughters, Quincy and Kenison. He is also survived by his parents, Joe and Frankie Trudell, as well as, his brother, Matthew. Chris is dearly loved and missed. A memorial service celebrating Chris Bullmer's life will be held Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM at People's Church in Kalamazoo. In lieu of flowers, any who wish may send donations to support his daughters' college education funds to Quincy and Kenison Bullmer c/o People's Church, 1758 N. 10th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009.