Alumni Mosaic

Mosaic Stories

August 31, 2005

Alex M. Smith | 1973-2005

by Sharon Smith

On August 31, 2005 Regent student and alumnus Alex Smith died. He was 31 years old. Alex and his wife Sharon came to Regent from South Africa in 2001, Alex graduating with an MDiv in 2002 and Sharon with an MCS in 2004. Alex subsequently began ThM studies in New Testament and continued to pursue his love for the business world as a consultant with the Fulcrum Group. Sharon began PhD studies at UBC in Rehab Medicine. Over the past few years Alex struggled deeply with depression. He seemed to be getting better but this past summer experienced a serious relapse and entered into a deep dark depression. He was hospitalized for a few weeks but had been released. Even those who knew him well did not realize how very ill Alex was. On ... Read more