Glen Hillson, one of the leading advocates in Canada for the rights and needs of people living with HIV/AIDS, died June 12, 2003 at Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital of complications due to AIDS and co-infection with Hepatitis C.
Glen was respected among his peers for the value of his contribution to the struggle against HIV/AIDS. He served in various volunteer capacities, both as Chair of the B.C. Persons With AIDS Society and nationally as Vice Chair of the Canadian Treatment Action Council. He was also active on a number of key BC government advisory committees on HIV/AIDS.
Glen will be remembered for his determination, integrity, commitment, compassion and understanding. Glen was a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Award and the 2003 CAS Leadership Award.