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Queen's remembers Natalie Cann

The Queen’s community is remembering Natalie Cann, professor emerita in the Department of Chemistry, who passed away Sunday, Dec. 15. She was 51.

Dr. Cann served as head of the Department of Chemistry from July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2016.

Born and raised in Campbellton, NB, Dr. Cann studied chemistry and mathematics at the University of New Brunswick and earned her doctorate at Dalhousie University. She completed a Killam Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia in 1993-95. She then arrived at Queen’s in 1997 as a Queen's National Scholar.

Family and friends are invited to share memories at the visitation on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 6 pm to 9 pm, and Friday, Dec. 20, from 10 am to 11 am at Wartman Funeral Home - Kingston Chapel. A memorial service to celebrate her life will follow at 11 am in the chapel on Friday Dec. 20.