Ada Ponsford Butler (BSN ’50, MSN ’71)

Ada Ponsford Butler, Professor Emerita and faculty from 1972 – 1988, passed away May 20, 2010. Ada was committed to nursing as a profession and envisioned a strong role for nurses, particularly in the areas of prevention and health promotion. She graduated from UBC in 1950 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Nursing, and again in 1971 with her Master of Science in Nursing. She will be missed.