In memoriam

Lives and legacies.
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A photo of Gordon Wolfram grinning and wearing glasses, a blue cap, and a beige collared fleece.
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Gordon Wolfram on June 7, 2024, at the age of 101. He is survived by his three children and their families, including three grandchildren,...
A person with rectangular glasses, short greying hair, and a blue plaid shirt.
1948-2024 Our beloved Wayne passed away on May 19, 2024. Wayne was a kind, gentle, and generous man. He was devoted to his family, who deeply mourns his passing: wife Carolyn (née Andruski),...
Ricki Anne Andersen (UBC BA’76, University of Alberta MLS’86) died in January 2024 in Burlington, Ontario.
Dudley T.H. Gerry was born on October 21, 1929, and died on March 28, 2024, in Calgary, AB. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia (Webb) Gerry, and his two daughters, Kate and Janet.
A headshot of Allan John Achtem with short white hair.
It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Allan John Achtem at the age of 90 on May 15, 2024, in his home. Allan was born on April 14, 1934, to Bill and Mary Achtem in...
A Tribute to Dr. W. Glenn Friesen (1937-2019): Sadly, Dr. Glenn Friesen died suddenly in Amarillo, Texas, in November 2019. Glenn was a noted cardiologist who spent many years providing exemplary...
A headshot of George D. Cave with glasses, grey hair, and a navy suit.
George Derry Cave was born three months into the Great Depression to George T. and Dinah Cave in Vancouver, BC. He earned his BA and MD degrees at UBC. He specialized in General Surgery and became a...
A portrait of Charlotte Froese Fischer with white hair, glasses, and a blue pendant.
1929 – 2024 Dr. Charlotte Froese Fischer, a pioneer in the field of computational atomic structure theory, passed away on February 8, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of scientific innovation and...
A headshot of James Craigen, who is wearing a black suit and striped tie.
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of James (Jim) Craigen on April 6, 2024, in his 84th year. He has rejoined his beloved wife of 58 years, Geri, after her recent...
Hubert Gabrielse headshot
Dr. Hubert Gabrielse passed away in West Vancouver on March 11, 2024, shortly after his 98th birthday. He is survived by his wife Jean, his sister Johanna (Bobby von Bormann), son Peter, daughter...