In Passing: Dana S. Marek Retired Architect AIBC (1942 – 2014)

Dana S. Marek Retired Architect AIBC, passed away on January 11, 2014 at the age of 72. Dana graduated with a Masters Degree from the School of Architecture, Politechnika Warszawska in Warsaw, Poland in 1967. Wife to Emil Marek, Retired Architect AIBC, her school colleague, and Mother of son Michael, she started her architectural journey in Warsaw, Poland, then in Benghazi and Tripolis, Libya  then in Vancouver, BC, then in Seattle, Washington and finally retired in Vancouver. Most of time she worked together with  Emil. She had to excel her professional knowledge throughout her life time to meet challenges in those four countries. She emigrated to Canada in 1982 and in 1989 she graduated again with the MASA Degree (Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture) from the UBC. In Vancouver she was Co-Owner of Emil Marek Architect Inc.; the architectural practice with a primary focus on the Seniors projects. Diagnosed with cancer in February 2013 she passed away on January 11, 2014.

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