John E.L. Peck

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, November 20, in memory of John E.L. Peck, who passed away on November 6, 2013.

Professor Emeritus Peck was a pioneer in the field of Computer Science, arriving at UBC to serve as the first permanent head of the newly-formed Department of Computer Science from 1969 to 1977.  He retired in 1984.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue, Surrey, BC.