Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

May Brown

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building (the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, April 10, in remembrance Dr. May Brown, C.M., O.B.C.,  passed away on March 2, 2019. In 1987, May was conferred an honorary doctorate by UBC. A celebration of the life of May Brown will be held […]

Yoona Kim

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building (the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, April 10, in remembrance. Ms. Yoona Kim passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on March 13, 2019 following a brief illness. Yoona was an alumna of UBC, having graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry […]

Maurice Copithorne

Professor Emeritus Maurice Copithorne Q.C. passed away on February 14, 2019. Dr. Copithorne received an honorary degree (LLD) from UBC in 2002. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday April 13th at the Vancouver Unitarian Church, the family requests that you RSVP if you plan to attend.

David Evans

The BC, UBC and Musqueam flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building (the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, March 18, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus David Evans passed away on January 22, 2019. Dr. Evans was a professor in the department of English Language and Literatures.

Patrick Lane

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, March 18, in remembrance. Dr. Patrick Lane passed away on March 7, 2019. He was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Letters by UBC Okanagan in 2006. Patrick Lane’s writing has appeared in major anthologies used in university classrooms across […]

Joseph Schlesinger

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, March 18, in remembrance. Dr. Joseph Schlesinger passed away on February 11, 2019. Dr. Schlesinger studied Journalism at UBC and in 1991 he received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from UBC. His journalistic career took him […]

Michael Chandler

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, March 18, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Michael Chandler passed away on January 28, 2019. Michael Chandler is a developmental psychologist and Professor Emeritus in UBC’s Department of Psychology. His research interests include social-cognitive development in general, and, […]

Martha Donnelly

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building (the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, January 18, in remembrance. Dr. Martha Donnelly passed away on January 10, 2019. Dr. Donnelly joined the UBC Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Family Practice in 1987, and became a member of the Quarter Century Club in 2013. Dr. Donnelly […]

Robert Scagel

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building (the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, January 18, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Robert Scagel passed away on December 15, 2018. Dr. Scagel served in the Department of Botany as curator of the Herbarium at UBC from 1952-2000, where he built up the phycological (seaweed) collection to comprise […]

Gary Derkson

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building (the Old SUB) will be lowered on Friday, January 18, in remembrance. Associate Professor Emeritus Gary Derkson passed away on December 25, 2018. Dr. Derkson taught at UBC as a professor of pediatrics in the Faculty of Dentistry starting in 1977 and joined the Quarter Century Club in 2003. […]