R. Troy Lassau passed peacefully, surrounded with the love and laughter of his family, on June 10, 2017, at Vernon Jubilee Hospital in Vernon, BC. He was the beloved father of Andrew Lassau and his wife Christine Ludlow, Marissa Lassau and her husband François Harbec; affectionate Grandad to Gabrielle and Madisen Lassau and Liam and Emma Harbec; and devoted husband for 40 years to his predeceased wife Julieta Cacanindin Lassau. Troy spent many years at Ortech (Ontario) as R&D Director in Metallurgy, and served as adjunct professor for the faculty of Material Science at the University of Toronto. He was a passionate Rotarian, a hardworking Halton Catholic District School Board Trustee, board director for the Halton Childrens Aid Society and one of the founders of the Halton Industry Education Council in Burlington, Ontario. Troy always spoke with great fondness of his many years at UBC and the respected friends and colleagues he met and retained until his passing.