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20th Sep 2004 | 14:34

More news from Helen and Debbie:


"COOPER - Martin James, of Girton and Hills Road, aged 29 years, died suddenly on Thursday, September 9th, 2004, sadly missed by parents Brian and Val, sister Annette, Mary and many others. Service at Girton Parish Church, at 1.30pm, on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2004, followed by burial in churchyard. Family flowers only, donations for charity (to be decided), may be sent to Richard Stebbings Funeral Service, Kendal House, Cambridge Road, Impington. CB4 9NU"


"The botanic gardens have said to his parents that if we specify the area Martin liked best, the monkey tree, I think its called, they will try and put the bench in sight of that. Any left over monies from the bench can be donated to the botanical gardens, who will use it to plant an area not already planted and send us a notice to tell us what we planted. His parents would like a copy of that notice."

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Eleanor Blair

from: lnr
date: 20th Sep 2004 08:02 (UTC)

I would like to be at the funeral. Is anyone else going who would like to go together?

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from: emperor
date: 20th Sep 2004 15:50 (UTC)

I'm hoping to be there unless work is too much doom.

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from: meirion
date: 21st Sep 2004 04:23 (UTC)

i'm going, but hope to get a lift as i am Ill (TM).


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Tony Finch

from: fanf
date: 20th Sep 2004 13:54 (UTC)

I should note that I am also a fan of the Araucaria.


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Helen Lynn

from: claerwen
date: 20th Sep 2004 15:17 (UTC)

I think they're splendid things. Some friends of my parents had one in front of their farmhouse halfway up a semi-wooded hillside, and it was very striking in that setting, amongst ordinary things like like larch and oak trees.

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from: anonymous
date: 24th Sep 2004 11:58 (UTC)

The charities were:

  • Mind (National Association for Mental Health) http://www.mind.org.uk, and
  • Cogwheel (I think this is http://www.cogwheeltrust.org/)

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