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Thomas William Gillies CALVERT
1936 - 2021
DR. THOMAS (TOM) WILLIAM GILLIES CALVERT, P.Eng, FEC, FCAE April 12, 1936 - September 28, 2021 With great sadness, the family of Tom Calvert announce that he passed away September 28, 2021, in the North Shore Hospice in North Vancouver, BC. Tom is survived by his wife, Hiromi; children, Rachel (Mike) and Jason (Yoko); stepchild, Matsui; grandchild, Aiilly; siblings, Rosemary, William and Robert; and many more beloved family, friends and colleagues. An innovator, leader and mentor, Tom's career pioneered multi-disciplinary research in animation, user interfaces, educational and learning technologies, and tools for artistic composition and creation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Red Cross or Simon Fraser University's Tom Calvert Graduate Scholarship fund are gratefully accepted. Tom's online celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 12 p.m. Details can be found at
Published by The Globe and Mail from Oct. 16 to Oct. 20, 2021.
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A good man who lived an exemplary life.
Parveen Bawa
October 16, 2021
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