Dr. James L. Butrica
Dr. James Butrica, a faculty member from the Department of Classics, passed away July 20, 2006, at the Miller Centre, in St. Johnís, at the age of 55, after a year-long battle with cancer. Born in Camden, N.J., Dr. Butrica came to Newfoundland to join the Department of
Classics. For more than 20 years he was a devoted teacher and renowned scholar of Latin literature.
John (Jack) Joseph Doody
Jack Doody passed away on July 31, 2006, after celebrating his 83rd birthday on July 7 with his family. He retired after 28 years from MUN at a youthful 65, and took up downhill skiing and bought a new motorcycle, which he drove until last year. Donations may be made in Jackís memory to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.