Bernhard Banaschewski (1926-2022)
Dr. Bernhard Banaschewski, McKay Professor (Emeritus), passed away on October 31, 2022. He was born in Munich on March 22nd, 1926 and became a member of the Department in 1955. Dr. Banaschewski played an influential role in the development of the Department having served as Department Chair twice, from 1961 to 1967 and from 1982 to 1987. The following article from the Hamilton Spectator published on the occasion of the conferring of an honorary degree to Dr. Banaschewski by McMaster University in 2017 offers some details about his interesting and productive life.