Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Brian Lupton

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, January 6, in remembrance. Dr. Brian Lupton passed away on December 19, 2015. Dr. Lupton was Professor of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. A neonatologist, Dr. Lupton was dedicated to his work as Director of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at BC Children’s Hospital

Clement Lear

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, January 6, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Clement Samuel Cope Lear passed away on December 12, 2015. Dr. Lear came to UBC as Professor and Head of Orthodontics in the faculty of Dentistry until his Emeritus appointment in 1990. He maintained his private practice until […]

Bill Bennett

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, December 7, in memory of Mr. William Richards Bennett, PC, OBC, who passed away on December 3, 2015. Bill Bennett was Premier of British Columbia from 1975 to 1986. His son, Brad Bennett is former Chair of UBC’s Board of Governors, and […]

National Day of Remembrance

The Canada and BC flags will be lowered on Sunday, December 6 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Maurice Strong

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 2, in remembrance. Dr. Maurice F. Strong, PC, CC, OM, FRSC passed away on November 28, 2015. Maurice Strong was conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws by UBC in 1973. Dr. Strong was an internationally recognized environmentalist and philanthropist, who has been credited with placing the […]

Michael Craddock

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 2, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Michael K. Craddock passed away on November 11, 2015. Dr. Craddock joined the UBC faculty in 1964, staying active for over 50 years, long after his retirement in 2001. Dr. Craddock was deeply involved with the building of the TRIUMF […]

Geoffrey Durrant

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 2, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Durrant, FRSC passed away on October 12, 2015 at the age of 102. Dr. Durrant retired from the Department of English in 1981, having served as Department Head from 1966 to 1969. He was a Wordsworth Scholar and a […]

Grove Powell

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 2, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Grosvenor (Grove) E. Powell passed away on October 3, 2015. Dr. Powell taught American Literature in the Department of English from 1963 to his retirement in 1996. Dr. Powell published widely on a range of American poets, particularly Yvor Winters. […]

Dorothy Osborne

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 2, in remembrance. Dorothy B. Osborne passed away on November 21, 2015 at the age of 102. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Professor Robert (Bob) Osborne, CM, a UBC Athlete, coach and a founding father of the UBC School of Physical Education. Dorothy was an […]

Tragedy in Paris and Beirut

  The Canada and BC flags will be lowered on Sunday, November 15 and Monday, November 16, in remembrance of those who died tragically in the terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut. Please see the statement from the Office of the President.