Obituaries

Ralph Russell (1950 – 55)

Katharine has informed us that Ralph collapsed and died at home yesterday. Funeral arrangements are still being made.

Patrick Nigel Culley

Pat died suddenly at home in the Philippines on 14th October 2007. A memorial service will be held at St Swithun’s Church, Hempsted on Friday 2nd November 2007 at 2pm.

Horace Edwards

Horace Edwards, a rugby master at The Crypt School for 31 years has died, aged 86.

Reproduced below with the kind permission of The Citizen is an article by Emma Smith which appeared in the Sat., 26th January, 2003 edition :

“The man who shaped the early careers of England and Gloucester legends Peter Butler and Charles Hannaford has died at the age of 86. Horace Edwards was a rugby master at Crypt School, Gloucester, for 31 years, during which time the school produced five junior England internationals.
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Patrick Gwilliam

Sad news recently received by the Old Cryptian Club is that of the passing of Patrick Gwilliam, 67.