Long-time Transport 2000 BC/Transport Action BC member, John Howes, died on February 4, 2017. John was a delight to chat with, always smiling and quick to praise. He was a true gentlemen and will be missed.

John had a long, distinguished career in academia. He was a Professor Emeritus in UBC’s Department of Asian Studies – a department he helped found in 1961

A memorial service was held on Saturday, March 18 at 2 PM in Christ Church Cathedral.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theprovince/obituary.aspx?n=john-forman-howes&pid=184131031

http://asia.ubc.ca/in-memoriam-john-forman-howes-1924-2017