A Special Thank You

The University of British Columbia is pleased to recognize the many advisors and firms who have assisted their clients with planning a gift to UBC in 2017 or with the planning and realization of testamentary gifts received in 2017. Our sincere thanks to:

Daleep Aujlay, Kerfoot Burroughs LLP
Tate Birnie, Birnie Law Office
R. Don Blakely, Blakely & Company Law Corporation
Stewart Carstairs, Shook, Wickham, Bishop & Field Law Office
Jennifer Chew, DuMoulin Boskovich LLP
Robert M. Culos, Culos & Company
Roderick S. Henderson, Henderson Law Group LLP
Glenn Hara, Hara & Company
Colleen M Kovacs, Broadmead Legal Centre
A. John Lakes, Lakes Whyte LLP
Christopher S. Lott, McKimm & Lott Law Office
Deanna G. Ludowicz, QC, Ludowicz Mellett Law Corporation
Dustin Marnell, Horne Coupar LLP
J. Christopher Meyer, Watson Goepel LLP
P. John Moroun, P John Moroun Law Office
Preston S. Mott, Mott Welsh & Associates
Rhonda Ruston, QC, Rhonda Ruston Law Office
Devinder K. Sidhu, Devinder K. Sidhu Law Corporation
James D. Smirle, Mott Welsh & Associates
Carmen Sombrowski, Flemming & Sombrowski Law Office
Janine A.S. Thomas, Janine AS Thomas Law Corporation
Simon Walter, Cates Ford Epp, Barristers & Solicitors
Kirsten Wharton, Westcoast Wills and Estates

Many areas at UBC have been supported by testamentary gifts received in 2017. By facilitating charitable giving in your work with your clients, you directly enhance our university and its far-reaching impact on students, research and our global community.

Thank you for being a part of this legacy!

Estate Gifts Received in 2017 supported the following areas:

Applied Science

  • Chemical and Biological Engineering Student Enrichment Fund


  • Donald Brown Endowment Fund for Voice and Opera
  • Florence Muriel Smeltzer Scholarship
  • Joseph and Melitta Kandler Scholarship for Advanced Music Study
  • Joy Coghill Award in Theatre

Campus Wide Priorities

  • Andy and Bessie Logan Bursary
  • Aoki Legacy Fund
  • Frances Hodgkinson Scholarship in Nursing
  • Life Insurance Fund


  • Dean of Education Scholarship Fund
  • Gladys and Gerald Sankey Scholarship in Career Counselling
  • Margaret and Peter Lukasevich Memorial Prize in Early Childhood Education
  • Michael J Crooks Memorial Scholarship


  • John N Paton Memorial Prize


  • Donations to be used for research into Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Donations to support research into age-related macular degeneration
  • Donations to support Dr. Scudamore – Education Initiatives
  • Hawa Patel Memorial Bursary Endowment Fund
  • Mary Pack Arthritis Society Chair in Rheumatology
  • Mohamed Patel and Ameena Patel Memorial Bursary Endowment Fund
  • Ophthalmology Health Outcomes Fund

Museum of Anthropology

  • Museum of Anthropology Gift in Kind Fund

UBC Okanagan

  • UBC Okanagan Chemistry Equipment Fund