• "I am saddened to hear of Marion's passing. Marion was my..."
    - Briar Galloway
  • "Dear Merv I feel so sorry for your loss. I do feel the pain..."
    - Myrna Leslie
  • "Marion was such a vital, warm and spirited woman, she will..."
    - Bruce Brownstein
  • "Marion was my advisor at UBC from 1994-98. She was gentle,..."
    - Marielle Wiesinger
  • "I was shocked to find out through my son, who was visiting..."
    - Els Eikelhof

Dr. Marion Porath, Professor Emerita (UBC), passed away on June 13, 2018, in Victoria, BC. Marion was an award-winning teacher, scholar, and researcher, and had a lifetime of accomplishments. She travelled the world and was a long-time friend, colleague, and mentor to so many. Marion was very proud of her Scottish heritage. A Celebration of Life will be held at the UBC Sage Bistro on Thursday, September 20 from 3-5pm. Those wishing may consider a donation to Plan International Canada, Inc. "Because I Am A Girl Project" ( To express condolences to Merv Porath, her devoted husband of almost 50 years, please contact [email protected]">[email protected]">[email protected]">[email protected].
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Published in Victoria Times Colonist on July 14, 2018