Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Friday, September 29, 2023, in memory of Alex Thompson, a fourth-year student in the nursing program, who passed away on September 13 on the Needle Peak Hiking Grail in the Coquihalla Summit. Our sincere condolences to Alex’s family, friends and colleagues.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, September 30 at Springfield Funeral Home and a livestream will be available. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a bursary being set up in Alex’s name. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.