Richard L. Loomer

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, July 14, in remembrance.

Professor Richard (Dick) L. Loomer passed away on June 27, 2017. Dick joined the Department of Orthopaedics at UBC as a resident in the 1970s.  Dr. Loomer was a Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at UBC until his retirement in 2004.

Dick was also well-known and respected in the choral community in British Columbia and far beyond. Together with his late wife Diane, they were instrumental in supporting and developing a very wide range of choral initiatives. To make a charitable donation in Dick’s memory, select “National Youth Choir” from the dropdown menu at…/ch…/choral-canadacanada-choral