Graham Kendrick (1951 – 56)

Graham Russell reports the sad news of the death, at the age of 68 years, of Graham Kendrick (Crypt 1951-56).

Graham developed a brain tumour in September 2006. It was surgically removed at Frenchay Hospital in September 2006. The tumour recurred 5 weeks ago and Graham died at home on November 20th. Graham was a Past Chairman & Secretary of the London branch of the Old Cryptians’ Club.

He and his wife Jean returned to Gloucester in 1990, Graham continued his involvement with the Club and was Secretary from 1992-1996. He was a loyal supporter of the Club and attended the London and Oxford dinners, the Annual Dinner at the School and the Founders Day celebrations during the year after the diagnosis.

He has also, for many years, presented his Kendrick Prize for Initiative at the School Speech day. Jean will continue to do so in his memory.

We send her our sincere condolences and best wishes for the future. The funeral service will be held at St Mary de Crypt Church Southgate Street, Gloucester on Friday 7TH December 2007 at 2.45 pm , followed by cremation at 3.30 pm. If you wish, you may write to Jean at letsfacethemusic@aol.com or to her home address at 24 Eagle Way, Abbeydale, Gloucester, GL4 4WS.