An on-campus memorial service will be held for University of Calgary professor Margo Husby on March 20 from 7–9 p.m. in Craigie Hall C Room 105.
Husby passed away on Feb. 13 after a month-long battle with the H1N1 virus. She was 64 years old.
Her death was the first H1N1 death in Calgary since 2009.
Husby first came to the U of C as a mature student, studying as an undergraduate in communications studies. She eventually received her PhD in philosophy and worked as a professor in the department of communications and culture.
Husby was completing her fourth degree, a Master of Social Work, at the time of her death.
“Husby was an inspired teacher and friend to everyone in the communications and culture department and the arts faculty,” stated a U of C press release.
The U of C has set up the Margo Husby Mature Student Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to students who write essays on the subject of compassion.