In Memoriam

Publication YearIssue Date 
  In Memoriam
February 11, 2010
  Passing of women's rugby coach, PhD studentPDF files may take a moment to load

After a short struggle with cancer, Jenny Vincent, PhD student in Sport Technology and coach of the Dinos varsity women's rugby team, passed away Jan. 24 at the age of 41.

To many, Jenny Vincent was an inspirational and incredibly positive person. A memorial service attended by many former players, friends and family, made Vincent's impact at the University of Calgary obvious. Long-time friend Tanya Childs said Vincent lived life to the fullest, with no regrets.


November 19, 2009
  Community remembers Reverend RonPDF files may take a moment to load

Calgary's music community is still in shock following the announcement that Reverend Ron, 20-year host of CJSW's The Blues Witness, passed away Thu., Nov. 12, after a battle with cancer.

Ronald J. Predika died the night before CJSW made their long awaited move to the third floor of the MacEwan Student Centre, on the University of Calgary campus. The last song to be played in the old space was Ron's theme song, Merlin Johnson's "Down on Easy Street."


April 10, 2003
  U of C poet rememberedPDF files may take a moment to load

Distinguished University of Calgary alumnus and local writer Carin Perron passed away on March 28, at the age of 45 years.

Best known for her poetry, she was also the creator of the extensive 28,000 page numismatic Celtic Coin Index and of innumerable works of visual art.

"She was a renaissance woman," stated husband John Hooker.

At the service, held on the night of Fri., Apr. 4, he emphasized Perron's strength, stoicism, and dignity, as well as her endless talents.


January 23, 2003
  Avalanche claims engineering gradPDF files may take a moment to load

As friends and family across North America and Europe mourn the avalanche deaths of seven skiers in British Columbia on Mon., Jan. 20, students and faculty at the University of Calgary gave special attention to one victim in particular, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering graduate Naomi Heffler.


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