University of British Columbia, 1949, BHE, Home Economics
Daphne J Smith was born in Merritt, BC in 1918 and graduated with a BHE in 1949. Her family moved to New Westminster in 1922.
During World War II, she served with the Women’s Royal Canadian Navy in the Communications Division from 1943 to 1946.
Following graduation from UBC she worked as a Public Health Nutritionist with the City of Vancouver Health Department. She obtained a Master of Public Health degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1958. She continued to work with the Vancouver Health Department until her retirement in 1969.