In memoriam

Sylvea Inman
Sylvea was born in Vancouver to immigrant parents from the UK and Sweden. From humble beginnings, she became determined to strike out and “see the world.” The life-changing step in her journey was...
William J. Pierce
On Thursday, April 30, 2020, William (Bill) Joseph Henry Pierce, loving husband of Donna and father of Matthew, passed away at the age of 78 at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital.
David Fushtey
On October 8, 2019, David Fushtey passed away at St. John Hospice in Vancouver at the age of 64. Dave was born on August 21, 1955, in Guelph, Ontario, to Ruth and Steve Fushtey. Beloved husband to...
Richard Berwick
Dr. Richard Franklin Berwick, an internationally respected UBC sociolinguist, passed away at the age of 74 on June 3, 2019, in his North Vancouver home. Rick pioneered practitioner research in the...
Lou Tromp
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Lou Tromp. After a courageous battle with cancer, Lou passed away peacefully, with Alice, his wife of 40 years, faithfully by his side. He also...
Janice L McCormick
The School of Nursing was saddened to hear about the recent death of Janice McCormick, a member of the very first cohort of students to graduate from our PhD Program, Nursing. Janice was a pediatric...
David Collard
David passed away peacefully at home in Kemptville on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at the age of 78 years. He was the beloved husband of Judith Collard (née Moore), proud father of Christopher...
John Szauer
John Szauer passed away peacefully on September 10, 2019, in Williams Lake, BC. Born in Hungary on January 10, 1932, John was educated in Budapest, beginning studies at the University of Sopron in...
John C. Williams
John will be deeply missed by his family and many friends. John loved saying, “I’ve never worked a day in my life,” and pursued his career with passion until his last days. He founded J.C. Williams...
Harold passed away on September 28, 2019. He was a War Veteran in the Engineering Class of 1950. After graduating he re-enlisted in the RCAF for a full career, retiring in Ottawa. He is survived by...