September 3rd, 2022Passing of Dr. Pat McGeer, OC OBC FRSC
Dr. Pat McGeer passed away August 28, 2022, at 95 years of age. As well as a doctor, scientist, and politician, he was an incredibly good basketball player.
Dr McGeer was a basketball star in his youth and played on the 1945-1946 and 1947-1948 UBC Men’s Basketball teams. Both teams are in the Basketball BC Hall of Fame. The 1947-1948 UBC team, after winning the Canadian Championships, represented Canada at the 1948 London Olympics placing ninth with a record of 6-2.
The following link: B.C. Social Credit kingmaker Pat McGeer dies at 95 contains a story of Dr. McGeer’s life.