Obituary: Leslie Wood

Sad news: longtime biology lab technician Leslie Wood has passed away. She was a lab tech in the biology department for almost 35 years, from 1975 until her retirement in 2010. Celebration of life: Sun, June 16 3-5 pm Windsong Cohousing — 20543 96 Ave Langley For more information, contact her daughter Liz McDowell … Read more

Obituary: Paul Brar

Many at UFV will be saddened to hear that Paul Brar of the IT department passed away on March 15, 2019. As an IT service desk analyst, Paul was one of the friendly voices at the other end of the IT service desk phone when users called with a computer-related problem. Paul connected with many … Read more

Obituary: Jake Friesen

Jake Friesen, a prominent Abbotsford business person involved in the agricultural industry who received an honorary degree from UFV in 2007, passed away on Feb 7, 2019. A memorial service will be held in Jake’s honor on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 11 am at South Abbotsford Church, 32424 Huntingdon Rd., Abbotsford, B.C. The following … Read more

Obituary: Noel Hall

Dr. Noel Hall, who was chair of the UCFV board of governors from September 13, 1994 – July 31, 1999, passed away on October 31, 2017. Hall was very active in Mission community and played a key role in helping to develop university-level programming at UCFV. Read his full obituary here: Story from UCFV … Read more

Sad news — Fay Hyndman has passed away: UFV memorial on Jan 27

Many of us at UFV will be saddened to learn that Fay Hyndman, who retired from UFV in 2009 after coordinating UFV’s Writing Centre for many years, passed away Jan 10, 2017, after graciously facing cancer. Fay began her work at Fraser Valley College in 1987, following careers as a high-school teacher and flight attendant. … Read more