Francis Edward Schwab, BSc’74, MSc’79, Phd’86
Francis passed away at the age of 63 on March 6, 2016, with family at his side, following a long struggle with brain cancer. He was born on November 20, 1952, in Summerland, BC, and graduated from Nechako Valley Secondary in Vanderhoof in 1970. He went on to earn a PhD from UBC in 1986, and was the biology instructor at the Labrador College/College of the North Atlantic in Labrador City, NL, for more than 20 years. While living in Labrador, he published 14 papers on the interactions between local birds, small mammals, and their habitats.