Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Dr. Carl F. Cramer

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, December 7, in memory of Dr. Carl F. Cramer. Dr. Cramer passed away peacefully at home on November 19, 2012. At 90 years, he had lived a very full life. Dr. Cramer was an Associate Professor Emeritus of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine. […]

National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women

The Canadian flag will be lowered today, Thursday, December 6, 2012 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Dr. Henry K. Litherland and Ms. Libby Kay

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, December 5, in memory of Dr. Henry K. Litherland and Ms. Libby Kay. Dr. Henry K. Litherland passed away at the age of 86 on Tuesday November 27, 2012 at the palliative care unit of the Vancouver General Hospital. Dr. Litherland has […]

Dr. Helen Mussallem and Adrian Marriage

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, November 26, in memory of Dr. Helen Mussallem and Adrian Marriage. Dr. Helen Mussallem C.C. passed away on November 9, 2012. Dr. Mussallem was Canada’s most decorated nurse and an internationally respected authority on nursing education and health care delivery.  She was […]

Dr. Brian Goodacre and Howard Hurt

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, October 19, 2012, to mark the passing of: Dr. Brian Goodacre, Clinical Associate Professor, who passed away on Friday, October 4, 2012, after a courageous 2.5 year battle with cancer. Howard Hurt, Head of the Education Library, who passed away on Saturday, […]

Katherine Brearley

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Tuesday, October 9, in memory of Katherine “Kaye” Brearley, Associate Professor Emerita, who passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2012. Katherine Brearley was in charge of the UBC Women’s Residence from 1950-54 and was Assistant Dean of Women from 1959-62. In 1969, Kaye […]

Dr. Howard Oliver Jackson

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday, September 27, in memory of Dr. Howard Oliver Jackson, who passed away at the age of 84 on Sunday, August 26, 2012. Dr. Jackson received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of California (Berkeley) in 1967 and was a member of […]

Professor Jacob Zilber and Professor Mary Hill

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 to mark the passing of: Professor Jacob Zilber, Professor Emeritus, who passed away on Tuesday August 21, 2012.  Professor Jacob Zilber taught creative writing at the University of British Columbia from 1957 to 1989. Jacob Zilber served as chairman of the University […]

Dr. Warren Kitts

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday September 24, in memory of Dr. Warren Kitts, Dean Emeritus, who passed away on Thursday September 20, 2012. Dr. Kitts joined UBC in 1953 in the Department of Animal Husbandry, and was named Professor in 1965.  He was appointed Chair of the […]

Dr. Ted Aoki

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday September 10th, in memory of Dr. Ted Aoki, Professor Emeritus of Education at UBC and a world-renowned scholar on multicultural education. Dr. Aoki received an honorary degree from UBC in 1991 (http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/hdcites/hdcites9.html#aoki). He was also one of the 59 Japanese Canadian students […]

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