Public memorial for Professor Howard Daugherty set for tomorrow

Howard Daugherty, a professor of environmental studies and a researcher in neotropical ecosystems, died on Feb. 12 after a short illness. He was 68. A popular professor and mentor to many, Prof. Daugherty was also the public face of York’s Las Nubes Reserve, a 133-hectare area of mountainous cloud forest in Costa Rica.

For more on Prof. Daugherty’s many contributions to York University, see YFile, Feb. 17.

Right: Prof. Howard Daugherty

There will be a memorial service to celebrate Prof. Daugherty’s life and contributions to the University tomorrow, from 12:30 to 2:30pm, in 140 Health, Nursing & Environmental Studies Building. All are welcome to attend.

His family requests that donations in Prof. Daugherty’s memory be made to the Fisher Fund for Neotropical Conservation by contacting Lisa Gleva, principal gift officer, at the York University Foundation at 416-650-8245.