Ira Michael Scott McAllister, BA’57

Mike passed away on January 28, 2012, at Qualicum Beach, BC. Born November 21, 1935, in Vancouver, Mike spent his youth in Ocean Falls, BC. In addition to serving on the UBC swim team, he was also a scuba diver, snow and water skier, cyclist, a tennis instructor, and enjoyed tai chi.

Mike was a manager at Woodward’s Stores in Vancouver and Calgary, later serving as economic development officer for the City of Medicine Hat, AB, and more recently ran his own business there. A few years ago, Mike and his wife, Edith, retired to Qualicum. He is survived by Edith, his children, Christopher, Noel, Michelle and Shauna, and his seven grandchildren.