Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Bill Dalby

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, May 18, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Frederick William (Bill) Dalby passed away on May 4, 2018.Professor Dalby came to the Department of Physics in 1961, until his retirement in 1992. He will be remembered by friends and family at a gathering […]

Donald Ludwig

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, May 18, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus Donald Alfred Ludwig passed away on March 30, 2018. Professor Ludwig retired from the Departments of Mathematics and Zoology in 1994.   A Celebration of Life will be held on June 2, at 1:00 pm at Victory Memorial […]

Bill Watson

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, May 7, in remembrance. Librarian Emeritus William J. Watson passed away on April 13, 2018. Bill was a capable, willing, and much-admired administrator within the UBC Library system from the mid-1960s to the late 1980s and on two occasions he served as University […]

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 Saturday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to remember lives lost in the workplace and resolve to prevent future tragedies.

Hanna Kassis

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Hanna E. Kassis passed away on April 3, 2018. Professor Kassis began his teaching career at UBC in 1964, retiring in 1997 from the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and […]

Yim Tse

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in remembrance.   Librarian Emeritus Shui Yim Tse passed away on March 16, 2018. Mr. Tse was Chinese Librarian at UBC’s Asian Library from 1968 until his retirement in 1999. He built cultural bridges […]

Terry Anderson

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in remembrance.     Professor Emeritus Terence William Anderson passed away on March 16, 2019. He started at UBC in 1980, where he became Head of the Department of Health Care and Epidemiology. He […]

Melvyn Rainey

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus Melvyn D. Rainey passed away on March 10, 2018. Professor Rainey retired from the Department of Language Education in 1989.

IRSHDC Opening

The Canada flag (Main Mall and Crescent Road) will be lowered on Monday, April 9, on the occasion of the official opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and a Statement of Apology for UBC’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of the Indian Residential Schools, remembering those who did […]

Elaine Stolar

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, March 16, in remembrance.   Professor Emerita Grace Elaine Stolar passed away on February 27, 2018. Dr. Stolar first came to the School of Social Work in 1966, serving UBC for over 30 years. Prof. Stolar was Director from 1993 to 1998, […]

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