LUCAS, Dr. Barry Gillespie Dr. Barry Gillespie Lucas, Professor Emeritus, passed away on December 10, 2013 at 81 years. He was predeceased by his father William "Bill" and his mother Dorothy "Dolly" Lucas. Barry is lovingly remembered by his wife Lorna; three daughters Colleen Lucas (Ken Read), Noreen Foreman (Kent), Noelle Lucas; and thirteen grandchildren. He was born in Victoria, BC on September 6, 1932. Barry graduated from Vancouver's Lord Byng High School in 1950. He attended Normal School in 1955 and taught in Victoria's public school system for ten years. Barry married Lorna (Tweedhope) on September 1, 1959. Always modest, Barry was a brilliant intellectual and a passionate educator. He earned his Bachelor's degree in 1963 at the University of British Columbia; his Master's degree at Western Washington University in 1967 and Doctorate in Educational Administration at the University of Michigan in 1971. Barry taught at St John's University, New York from 1971 - 1973; McGill University in Montreal, 1973 - 1977; and at the University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon, 1978 - 1990. Retiring to Victoria, Barry and Lorna traveled extensively tracing family genealogy, writing memoirs, and riding BMW motorcycles. A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mccallbros.com.
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Published in The Times Colonist from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2013