Howard Douglas Colby, BSP’61

Doug ColbyDoug passed away with his family at his side in Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital on August 8, 2018, a few days after he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. He arrived at UBC from Edmonton in 1957 and graduated four years later with his degree in pharmacy. He met his wife, Judy (BSP’65), while they were students in the faculty. Doug’s pharmacy career included retail (Osoyoos Drug), computers (Unidrug) and wholesale (Southwestern Drug). From pharmacy, he moved on to renewable energy and served as a director of IPPBC (Independent Power Producers of BC) for many years. He was predeceased by his parents and younger son, Christopher. A celebration of Doug’s life was held in North Vancouver on September 29, 2018.


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