Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Workers’ Mourning Day

  The Canada flag (Main Mall and Crescent Road) and the BC and UBC flags (North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to remember lives lost in the workplace and resolve to prevent future tragedies.

Roy Turner

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, April 20, in memory of Professor Emeritus Roy Turner, who passed away suddenly on April 15, 2017. Dr. Turner, a leading ethnomethodologist was a member of the Anthropology and Sociology Department from 1965 to 1993.  Roy edited the […]

Bill Nelems

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, April 12. Professor Emeritus Bill Nelems passed away on March 31, 2017. Dr. Nelems retired from the Department of Surgery in 2004. He was a pioneer in thoracic surgery, performing the first lung transplant in Canada, and founder of the BC Provincial […]

Rodney Andrew

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, April 12. Professor Emeritus Rodney Frederick Andrew passed away on March 28, 2017. Dr. Andrew was recently awarded the CFPC Family Physician of the Year award, in recognition for his work with the Family Residency and International Medical Graduate programs. A Celebration of Life […]

James Gray

  The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, April 12.   Professor Emeritus James Underwood Gray passed away on March 18, 2017. Jim retired from the Department of Visual and Performing Arts in Education in 1992. Jim was responsible for the creation of the Quarterly Quorum, a lecture series […]

Gillian MacLean

  The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, April 5, in memory of  Gillian Elizabeth MacLean, who passed away suddenly on March 21, 2017, at the age of 29. Gillian was a graduate student in the Department of Medical Genetics She was in the […]

David Boyes

  The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Tuesday, March 28, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus David Alexander Boyes, OC, OBC, passed away on March 14, 2017. Dr. Boyes became a clinical instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1957, retiring in 1990. Dr. Boyes led the BC Cancer Agency to world-wide […]

Sinclair Healy

  The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Tuesday, March 28, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus Sinclair Davis Healy passed away on March 13, 2017. Professor Healy (Clair) was hired to the Department of Visual and Performing Arts in the Faculty of Education in 1960 as a painter in the days when […]

Susana Alaiz-Losada

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Tuesday, March 28, in remembrance. Ms Susana Alaiz-Losada passed away on February 28, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. Susana was an excellent teacher who was well-liked by her students and colleagues. She earned her Master’s in Spanish Literature from UBC in 2001. Susana taught for […]

Raymond Corteen

  The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Tuesday, March 28, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Raymond Scott Corteen passed away on February 26, 2017. Dr. Corteen came to the UBC Department of Psychology from the University of Edinburgh in 1968, retiring as a member of the Quarter Century Club in […]

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