On Monday, March 30, 2015, Norman, aged 93 years, formerly of Vancouver, Calgary, Portland and Zurich, Switzerland, died peacefully at Noble’s Hospital in Douglas on the Isle of Man, where he had lived since 1990. He was the husband of the late Dorothy, beloved father of Barbara and Heather, father‑in‑law of Fredi and John, dearest Opa of Alexander and Emily, and loved and respected companion of Jean Last. A funeral service was held at All Saints Church, Douglas, on Thursday, April 9, 2015. His career was built around the pulp and paper industry and technical translation, using his chemical engineering training. Throughout his life, he remained loyal to UBC. The charitable cause closest to his heart was genetic and age‑related hearing loss. Donations on his behalf may be made to the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. He will be missed by many.