Passed peacefully away at home on February 5, 2021. Brian was born in Derbyshire, England on January 12, 1938. In 1963, together with his wife, Marion, they moved to St. John’s, Newfoundland. Here he started a long and distinguished career as a Chemistry professor at MUN until his retirement in 2003. In 1991, Brian was awarded the Memorial University President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Marion; his devoted children Alastair (Sharon), Helen (Mark Harris Evans) and Jonathan (Kumiko); grand-children Haruto Ethan and Amelia Hana; and his faithful dog Chip. Also leaving a large circle of friends, colleagues and a great number of students of whom he was very proud.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the visitation that was originally scheduled for Wednesday, February 10 has now been cancelled. A celebration of Brian’s life will take place at a later date.
Flowers gratefully accepted.