Condolence Notice — Dr. Kazuo Nakamura

This notice is from the archives of The Notice Board. Information contained in this notice was accurate at the time of publication but may no longer be so.

The University of Lethbridge extends sincere sympathies to the family, friends and former colleagues of Professor Emeritus Dr. Kazuo Nakamura, who passed away on Jan. 5 at the age of 89.

Born in Japan in 1929, Nakamura obtained a doctoral degree in genetics at the University of Missouri in 1964 and a DSc in biology at Kyushu University in Japan. After teaching at Fukuoka University for a year, Nakamura came to the University of Lethbridge in 1969. He was a member of the Department of Biology until his retirement in 1994. Nakamura was actively involved in the U of L’s exchange program with Hokkai Gakuen University since its inception in 1982.

An obituary is available online at Salmon & Sons. In lieu of flowers, family and friends may make a donation to scholarship funds through the U of L Advancement Office.

A service in memory of Nakamura is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta located at 470 40 St. S. The U of L will lower its flag that day in honour of Nakamura.


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