JOHN NORMAN ARTHUR LOTT

LOTT, John Norman Arthur

John died peacefully at home in Hamilton, Ontario, on April 2, 2014. He will be greatly missed by Daphne, his beloved wife of 48 years, his son Steven (Maggie) of Hamilton and daughter Alison (Marc) Bourgon of Ottawa. He was a proud Poppa of grandchildren Trevor, Brianna and Elliott. John will also be missed by his sister Margaret (Bernie) Kent of Kamloops, B.C., his mother and father-in-law Elvie and David MacDonald, brothers-in-law Ken (Mary Anne), Richard (Denise) and Doug (Donna) all of Summerland B.C. as well as nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his parents Tom and Nancy Lott of Summerland. John was born in Summerland on January 20, 1943. He graduated from Summerland Secondary School, studied at UBC and then completed his MSc and PhD in Botany at the University of California at Davis. In 1969 he joined the Department of Biology, McMaster University, where he was a faculty member for 35 years. A Celebration of life was held in Hamilton on April 13. A celebration with family and friends in B.C. will be held May 17.