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Peter Rushforth, c.1985; photo: Col Levy

Peter Rushforth
4 December 1920 – 22 July 2015

Please note: A video (in 3 parts) of the Memorial Gathering on 16 August 2015 at Blackheath Community Centre, NSW, will also be available in the coming weeks on our VIMEO channel HERE.

Part 1 is now available: published 5 December 2015. Click HERE to view.

Speeches to acknowledge the passing of a friend and colleague

Some of these speeches* were given at both Peter’s funeral and the memorial gathering.

28 JULY 2015: FUNERAL
Leura Memorial Gardens and Crematorium

Eulogy:
*Janet Rushforth and friends; read by David Williams

Tributes:
*Susan Rushforth
*Rebecca and Isabel Berrell
Bill Samuels

16 AUGUST 2015: MEMORIAL GATHERING
Blackheath Community Centre, Phillips Hall

Welcome and introductions to speakers:
Chester Nealie

Eulogy:
*Janet Rushforth and friends; read by Julian Leatherdale

Tributes by family:
*Susan Rushforth
*Rebecca and Isabel Berrell

Tributes by friends:
Simon Reece
Trevor Shearston
Paul Moloney
Steve Harrison
Colin Levy
John Dermer
Grace Cochrane
Natalie Wilson

Conclusion:
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