Latest News Services Planned for the Late Dr. Francis Jean, Founder of IRIS – The Visual Group By Staff Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:15 AM Dr. Francis Jean. LAVAL, Quebec—Memorial services have now been planned, including two “celebration of life” events in two Canadian cities, to honor Dr. Francis Jean, the founder and president of IRIS – The Visual Group, who passed away suddenly last week, as previously reported by VMail. According to the company, Dr. Jean will be laid to rest in his hometown of Baie Comeau this weekend, and the services will be for family and close friends. There will be two celebration of life services for the industry. An RSVP link will be posted on the IRIS website to assist the company with knowing what attendance to expect. The first celebration service will be held July 30 in Montreal, Centre Mont Royal, 2200 Mansfield Street, Montreal, Quebec, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm with a reception to follow. The second life celebration service will be held August 5 in Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm with a reception to follow. The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.