Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, June 2, in memory of  Professor Eric Allen Vatikiotis-Bateson, who passed away on May 31, 2017.  Dr. Vatikiotis-Bateson has been with the Department of Linguistics since 2003. Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson’s research used cutting-edge and innovative signal processing techniques […]

Grace McCarthy

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, May 29, in remembrance. Ms Grace Mary McCarthy, OC, OBC, passed away on May 25, 2017. Ms McCarthy was conferred an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by UBC in 2003 in recognition of her strong leadership as a businesswoman, politician, and community advocate. […]

Thomas Northcote

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, May 29, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus Thomas G. Northcote passed away on April 24, 2017. Dr. Northcote was a world-renowned limnologist  and fish biologist, retired from the Department of Forest & Conservation Sciences in 1992. His research contributed to the protection […]

Charles Kerr

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, May 25, in remembrance. Dr. Charles R. Kerr passed away on May 19, 2017. Dr. Kerr was the founder and former head of the cardiac electrophysiology program at UBC and St. Paul’s Hospital. Dr. Kerr was a pioneer in the field of […]

Michael Bliss

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, May 25, in remembrance. Dr. Michael Bliss, OC passed away on May 18, 2017. Dr. Bliss was conferred an honorary Doctor of Laws by UBC in 2007 to acknowledge his contributions as a writer, historian and public intellectual.

Raymond Rodway

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in remembrance.   Mr. Raymond B. Rodway passed away on April 28, 2017. Raymond retired from the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences after celebrating 35 years of service to UBC in 2004. He leaves behind his wife, Irene Rodway, […]

Danielle Vacheresse

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in remembrance.   Ms Danielle Lucille Vacheresse passed away on April 23, 2017, at the age of 25. Danielle was studying on campus with the support of Steps Forward Inclusive Education Society.  A Celebration of Life will be held on May […]

John Anderson

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus John Donald Anderson passed away on April 20 ,2017. Professor Anderson was a microbiologist with the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, retiring in 1995. His career was exemplary and his contributions to the Faculty of […]

John Sawyer

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus John Evan Sawyer passed away on April 7, 2017.  John graduated UBC with the first B.Mus. cohort and returned in 1967 to teach. Dr. Sawyer was a  leading figure in the development of Canada’s early […]

Don Krug

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in remembrance. Professor Don Krug passed away on April 2, 2017. Prof. Krug joined the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, UBC in 2002. He coordinated the off-campus Digital Learning and Curriculum (DLC) cohort and was instrumental in […]

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