Flag Notifications – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

John Dennison

  A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, 21 August 2016, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Marine Drive Golf Club, 7425 Yew Street, Vancouver.  (During Marine Drive construction, the club may be reached via the western end of West 57th Avenue.)   The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will […]

Lawrence Lowe

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, June 24, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Lawrence E. Lowe passed away on June 17, 2016. Dr. Lowe joined the UBC Faculty of Agricultural Sciences in 1966, serving as Associate Dean of the faculty from 1985 to 1991. He retired from the Faculty of Land and […]

Raúl de la Fuente Fernández

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, June 24, in remembrance. Dr. Raúl de la Fuente Fernández passed away on May 11, 2016. He was a James A. Moore Canada Research Chair in Parkinson’s Research and Associate Professor of Neurology in the Department of Medicine at UBC from 2008-2010.  He previously […]

Roy Oshiro

  The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, June 24, in remembrance. Mr. Roy Oshiro passed away on May 4, 2016 at the age of 94. Mr. Oshiro was among the Japanese Canadian students who were conferred honorary degrees in a special ceremony on May 28, 2012. An interview with Mr. Oshiro […]

Philomena Vacheresse

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, June 24, in remembrance. Ms. Philomena Vacheresse passed away on June 5, 2016. Ms. Vacheresse worked at the Biomedical Library and was inducted into the 25 Year Club in 1991.

National Aboriginal Day

In celebration of National Aboriginal Day (June 21) the Musqueam flag will be flown on the flag pole on the plaza on the north side of the Student Union Building.  

Tragedy in Orlando

  The three main flags on UBC campus are lowered today, Monday, June 13, 2016, in respect for all those affected by the shooting in Orlando. Please read Dr. Piper’s message to the UBC community.

Chuck Slonecker

A Celebration of Life was held on Tuesday, September 20 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Jack Poole Hall at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre. Download Celebration of Life Program – 13MB (PDF) Download Celebration of Life Slidehow – 8.8MB (PPSX) The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Friday, […]

Workers’ Mourning Day

  The Canada Flag (Main Mall and Crescent Road) and the BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Thursday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to remember lives lost in the workplace and resolve to prevent future tragedies.

Bill Brown

The BC Flag (Main Mall and Agronomy Road) will be lowered on Monday, April 11, in remembrance. Dr. William Theophlus (Bill) Brown passed away on March 22, 2016.  Dr. Brown was Class President at UBC Medical School. He became Professor and acting Department Head with the Department of Psychiatry. His research focused on psychopharmacology and […]