Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Tom Tsonis

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, May 11, in memory of Athanas (Tom) Tsonis, who passed away on May 5, 2015. Tom retired from Plant Ops Mechanical Maintenance in 1995. He was inducted into the 25 Year Club in 1991. Prayers will be held on Sunday, May 10, […]

Sital Mahal

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, May 6, in remembrance. Ms. Sital Mahal passed away on April 28, 2015. Sital held responsibilities in a variety of areas in the Registrar’s Office, where she was valued for her integrity, responsible and thoughtful approach to work and of course her lovely […]

Neidy Gong

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, May 6, in remembrance. Dr. Jiang-Hong (Neidy) Gong passed away on April 26, 2015. Neidy came to the Biomedical Research Centre in 1993, where she was engaged in cutting-edge research on the role of chemokines in arthritis. She left UBC in 2005 to take […]

Tory Westermark

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, May 1, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Tory I. Westermark passed away on April 26, 2015.  Dr. Westermark first came to UBC in 1962, after teaching and serving as Principal in the public school system. During his tenure in the Department of Language Education, […]

David Measday

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, May 1, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus David F. Measday passed away on April 25, 2015.  David came to the Department of Physics and Astronomy in 1970, contributing to the community as a researcher, notably at TRIUMPH and CERN; an administrator, having stepped in […]

Robert Carlisle

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, May 1, in remembrance.  Professor Emeritus Robert W. Carlisle passed away on April 25, 2015. Dr. Carlisle came to the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy in 1975, where his work focused on curriculum development in science at the elementary level, notably working with […]

National Day of Mourning

  The Canadian flag and the BC flag will be lowered on Tuesday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to remember lives lost in the workplace and resolve to prevent future tragedies. All are welcome to gather at the north end of campus by the Flag Pole Plaza at 11:00 a.m.  A […]

Peter Rastall

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, April 20, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Peter Rastall passed away on March 27, 2015. Peter Rastall studied at the University of Manchester, coming to UBC in 1957, where he was Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy until his retirement in 1996.  Prof. Rastall was […]

Norbert MacDonald

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, April 20, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Alexander Norbert MacDonald passed away on April 1, 2015.  An urban historian of Canada, Prof. MacDonald joined the History Department at UBC in 1961 and retired in 1991. His work placed the history of Vancouver in comparative context. His […]

Paul Gilmore

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, April 20, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Paul Carl Gilmore passed away on April 8, 2015. Paul studied at UBC, Cambridge and Amsterdam University, returning to Vancouver to head UBC’s Department of Computer Science from 1977 to 1984. Recognized by the IBM Centers for Advanced […]

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