We have learned that George Hopkins died on 1 March 2017. He had been in care and not well for a period of time.
At the Crypt he was House Captain of Brown House and the 1st XV Captain 1947/48. He also played for 1st XI cricket and hockey teams. He was gifted at tennis and played in seniors’ tournaments for Devon.
George was a late entrant to the teaching profession and a graduate of the Open University.
Howard Allen observed “In every way he exemplified the best in an Old Cryptian – all energy and compassion.” Howard will be preparing a full obituary which will appear in The Cryptian later this year.