Former University of British Columbia
chancellor Bob Lee in a rare family photo with wife Lily and children Carol and
(back row) Graham, Leslie and Derek.
Carol Lee is zipping through town after three
years in Hong Kong, where the iMedAsia bio-tech firm she and former B.C.
lieutenant-governor David Lam own is isolating traditional Chinese medicine's
active ingredients for use in modern pharmaceuticals.
While here, Lee and techbiz heavy Tim Bray
are pumping some traditional commercial medicine into a mutual friend. That
would be Vancouver-raised Montreal artist Jim Gislason, whose large mixed-media
works they'll exhibit to month's end in Diane Farris' former large-gallery site
on Sixth Avenue off Granville.
An opening shindig Thursday drew many of the
duo's affluent friends, who snapped up several artworks. It was also a reunion
of sorts for clan Lee -- papa Bob, the property mogul and former University of
B.C. chancellor, mama Lily and Carol's high-achiever siblings Derek, Graham and
- Malcolm Parry Vancouver
Sun 21 Sept 2002