Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Lou Benedet

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, March 10, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus John Lawrence (Lou) Benedet, passed away on March 1, 2017. Dr. Benedet earned his M.D. from UBC in 1966, and returned to a career in Gynaecological Oncology and as Provincial Director at the BC Cancer Agency. […]

Jan de Bruyn

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, March 10, 2017, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus Jan de Bruyn passed away recently. Professor de Bruyn received his B.A. from UBC in 1949, returning to teach in the Department of English until his retirement in 1983. Professor de Bruyn was the […]

Daniel Vickers

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, February 15, in memory of Professor Daniel Vickers, who passed away on February 8, 2017 Prof. Vickers was recruited to UBC in 2006 and served as Head of the Department of History for five years (2006-2011). An historian of early America, his […]

Joy Coghill

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, February 3, in remembrance. Dr. Joy Dorothy Coghill, CM, passed away on January 20, 2017. Joy Coghill was an alumna of UBC, an instructor at UBC, and was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Letters by UBC in 1995 for her pioneering work in the West Coast theatre […]

Alex McLeod

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, February 3, in remembrance. Instructor Emeritus Alex McLeod passed away on January 4, 2017. Alex first joined the Department of Visual and Performing Arts in 1974, retiring in 1997. The Faculty of Education remembers him on their website: http://educ.ubc.ca/in-memorium-alex-macleod

Glen Dixon

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, February 3, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Glen T. Dixon passed away on December 7, 2016. Professor Dixon retired in 2004. He was formerly Director of the Child Study Centre in the Faculty of Education.

Quebec City Tragedy

The Canada and BC flags will be lowered on Tuesday, January 31. The attack at a mosque in Quebec City on Sunday was a tragic and shocking event. The University of British Columbia deplores the violence and offers sincere condolences to the victims and their loved ones. UBC celebrates diversity in all its forms, and […]

Laurenda Daniells

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, January 27, in memory of University Archivist Emerita Laurenda Daniells, who passed away on January 4, 2017. She was a UBC alumna and became the first Head Archivist at the UBC Library, writing about it in her published memoir. Laurenda was pre-deceased […]

Paul James Harrison

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, in memory of Professor Emeritus Paul James Harrison, who passed away on December 17, 2016. Dr. Harrison joined UBC’s Department of Oceanography in 1975, where he soon built an internationally recognized program in Biological Oceanography. He continued to […]

Anne Lukasevich

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, January 6, 2017, in remembrance.   Professor Emerita Anne Lukasevich passed away on December 14, 2016.

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