Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

David Quastel

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered on Thursday, March 12, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus David Quastel passed away on February 28, 2020.  Dr. Quastel taught in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics and was inducted into the Quarter Century club in 1996.

Robert (Bob) H. Lee

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags on the UBC Vancouver Campus (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) and the Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC Flags at UBC Okanagan are lowered today in memory of Dr. Robert (Bob) H. Lee, CM, OBC, former Chancellor of UBC and Chairman of UBC Properties Trust, who […]

Harold Knutson

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered on Thursday, February 20, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Harold Knutson passed away on February 5 2020. Prof. Knutson taught French at UBC for 28 years.

William Cullen

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered on Wednesday, February 5, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus William Cullen passed away on December 1, 2019. Dr. Cullen taught chemistry from 1958 – 1998 and joined the Quarter Century Club in 1996.

Joanna Bates

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered on Monday, January 27, in remembrance. Dr. Joanna Bates passed away on January 18, 2020. Dr. Bates was a Professor Emerita and researcher in the Centre for Health Education Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine.  

Gordon Smith

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered on Monday, January 27, in remembrance. Dr. Gordon Smith,O.C. passed away on January 18, 2020. Dr. Smith was awarded a UBC Honorary Degree in 2001.

Au De Duong

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered on Monday, January 20, in remembrance. Mr. Au De Duong passed away on November 30, 2019. Mr. Duong worked as a Utility worker in Building Operations since 1981 and joined the 25 year Club in 2006.

George Davidson

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered on Monday, January 20, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus A. George Davidson passed away on January 6, 2020. Dr. Davidson was a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and joined the Quarter Century Club in 2000.

Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 Tragedy

The Canadian flag (at flagpole plaza), and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) are lowered today, January 9, 2020, in respect for all of those affected by the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 tragedy, including UBC community members. Please read Professor Ono’s message to the UBC community.

Geoffrey Herring

The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) will be lowered on Friday, January 10, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Herring passed away on December 30, 2019. Dr. Herring taught Chemistry and joined the Quarter Century Club in 1996 and became a Tempus Fugit member in 2003.