In Memoriam

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Remembering Dr. David Morrison (1941 – 2017)

The entire WUSC network would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Dr. David Morrison, after his passing on May 15, 2017 in Halifax. He was 76. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, David later moved to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, where he taught at the University of Prince Edward Island…
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Remembering Sornampillai Chidambaranathan (1930 – 2016)

WUSC would like to offer our sincere condolences following the passing of Mr. Sornampillai Chidambaranathan, “Nathan,” as he was known to friends and colleagues. During his 86 years, Nathan accomplished a great deal in the pursuit of a more equitable world and touched the lives of countless individuals from Papua New Guinea to Canada and…

Remembering Harry Rogers (1932 – 2017)

On behalf of the WUSC community we would like to offer our profound condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Mr. Harry Rogers following his passing on February 13, 2017 at the age of 85. Born in Toronto and raised in Barrie, Ontario, Harry attended the University of Western Ontario (UWO) where he graduated…
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Remembering Roy Heenan (1935 – 2017)

The entire WUSC community would like to offer our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Mr. Roy Heenan, O.C. following his passing on February 3, 2017 at the age of 81. Born in Mexico City, Roy lived in China for a few years as a young boy, before moving back to Mexico…
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Remembering Paule Doucet (1943 – 2016)

The WUSC Community would like to extend its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Paule Doucet. Paule passed away peacefully on May 25, 2016, at the age of 73 in Hawkesbury, not far from her cherished L’Orignal home. Paule grew up on the Acadian Peninsula and started her post-secondary education at the…
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Remembering Paul Herzberg (1936 – 2015)

We are very saddened to hear of the passing of a dear friend and dedicated alumnus Dr. Paul A. Herzberg who passed away on December 2, 2015. Paul was born in Saskatoon on September 23, 1936. His parents Luise and Gerhard Herzberg were refugees from Nazi Germany who arrived in Canada in 1935. His mother…
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Remembering Jane Banfield (1930 – 2016)

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jane Banfield. Jane passed away peacefully on February 6, 2016 after a short battle with cancer. A cherished member of the WUSC family, over the years Jane has been both a valued staff member and a passionate supporter of our work.…
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Remembering Jennifer Joy Logan (1982 – 2015)

WUSC would like to extend its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jennifer Logan who passed away on January 17, 2015. Originally from Saskatoon, Jennifer devoted much of her life to helping others around the world and was a positive influence in the lives of many. While studying geography and international development at…
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Remembering Professor William Dobell (1928 – 2014)

WUSC was deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. (Professor) William (Bill) Dobell, a dedicated WUSC alumnus and professor emeritus from Western University. Professor Dobell passed on peacefully on October 25, 2014 in his 86th year. Bill was born and raised in Montreal, but attended secondary school in Port Hope before returning to Montreal to…
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Remembering Peter Loan (1950 – 2012)

WUSC is deeply saddened to hear about the death of former WUSC co-worker and friend Peter Loan. Peter passed away in his sleep of heart failure on December 23rd, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. Peter joined the WUSC team in 1984 and worked in several different areas during his time here including: Program Officer for the…