Takashi “Tak” Negoro, 86, on Sept. 19. Negora graduated from the University of British Columbia (UBC) with a B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 1960. He joined Vancouver-based broadcast engineering consultancy Hoyles, Niblock & Associates in 1964 and was appointed Vice-President of Engineering at BCTV (now Global BC) in 1979. By 1981, he was promoted to VP of Engineering. Negoro was awarded the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ (CAB) Gold Ribbon for Lifetime Achievement in Engineering. He was also inducted by the Western Association of Broadcast Engineers (WABE) into the Bob Lamb Roll of Honour.