Peter Savaryn, Ukrainian-born Canadian lawyer, Died at 90


Peter Savaryn was born on September 17, 1926 and died on April 6, 2017.

He was a Ukrainian-born Canadian lawyer.

Peter Savaryn moved from Ukraine in 1949 and attended the University of Alberta (B.A. 1955, LLB 1956).

Savaryn was a partner in the law firm Savaryn & Savaryn.

Peter Savaryn was married to Olga (Olya) Prystajecky (1951) and has three children.

He was appointed the Chancellor of the University of Alberta from 1982 to 1986 and has was also involved with the university Board of Governors and Senate.

Peter Savaryn was awarded an honorary degree in 1987 from the University of Alberta, and was also named to the Order of Canada that year.

Savaryn was also a former president of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta.

Peter Savaryn passed away ay 90 years old.