Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Dr. Shirley Wong

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Thursday August 30th, in memory of Dr. Shirley Wong. Dr. Wong had a career which spanned over four decades in education and was a supporter of lifelong learning. She was dedicated to her Strathcona roots and to providing opportunities to Faculty of Education […]

Charles Kadota

The BC flag will be lowered today, Monday, August 20, 2012 in memory of Charles Kadota, who passed away Wednesday August 15, 2012.  Mr. Kadota was one of the 59 Japanese Canadian students awarded honorary degrees (D.hc) at a special ceremony on May 30, 2012.  Mr. Kadota was one of the 10 students who attended […]

Rachel Fortier

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Tuesday July 31st to mark the passing of Rachel Fortier. Rachel passed away on July 18, 2012 ending her life long battle against the effects of Cystic Fibrosis. Rachel began her studies in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at UBC in […]

Dr. Bomshik Chang

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Thursday July 26th, in memory of Dr. Bomshik Chang, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, who passed away at 1:30pm on Monday July 16th, 2012.  Dr. Chang was an Associate Professor of Mathematics for 34 years at UBC (1962 – 1996).  A funeral service […]

Dr. Mary Morehart

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Friday July 20, in memory of Dr. Mary Morehart, Associate Professor Emerita of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (1989), who passed away on Saturday July 14, 2012. Dr. Morehart began her career at UBC as a lecturer in 1962, becoming an Associate […]

Dr. John E. Phillips and Professor Ralph Raymond Loffmark

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Thursday, July 12th, 2012 to mark the passing of: Dr. John E. Phillips passed away on June 29, 2012. He joined the UBC Zoology Department in 1964, became the Department Head from 1991-1996, and Professor Emeritus in 2000. He received several awards for […]

Norma Rose Point

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Friday, July 6, 2012 in memory of Elder Norma Rose Point of the Nlaka’pamux, Sto:lo, and Musqueam Nations who passed away on Monday, July 2, 2012.  Rose, a UBC alumna, was a strong advocate for Aboriginal children, families and students and was passionate […]

Dr. Charles Bourne and Palmer Nerland

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 to mark the passing of: Dr. Charles Bourne passed away on Monday, June 25th, 2012. Dr. Bourne joined the Faculty of Law in 1950 as an associate professor and then became a full professor. Bourne was a member of […]

Dr. Nathan Divinsky

 The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Wednesday June 20, in memory of Dr. Nathan “Tuzie” Divinsky, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1991). Dr. Divinsky passed away in Vancouver on Sunday, June 17, 2012. Dr. Divinsky began his career at UBC in 1949 as a professor in the department of Mathematics. […]

Dr. Theo Goldberg

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered today, Friday, February 24, 2012 in honour of Dr. Theo Goldberg, Professor Emeritus of Visual and Performing Arts, who passed away on February 18, 2012. In 1970, Dr. Goldberg joined UBC in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts where he shaped many of […]

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