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John David Trim - 1930-2013

Old Sedberghians will be saddened to hear of the death of John Trim, who graduated from Sedbergh in 1946. I have only just received the following obituary from his daughter, Heather.

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Michael Burpee - 1940-2014

News of Michael Burpee's death has just reached me. Old Sedberghians from the 1950s will remember Michael, bright and cheerful, during his years at the school. He graduated in 1957 and sent his son, Sean, to Sedbergh during the 1980s. Michael followed in the footsteps of his brothers, Peter and Tom. The Burpee family was one of, if not the family, with more sons than any other attending Sedbergh.

The following obituary was published shortly after Michael's death.

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David "Rennie" Titus - 1950-2013

All Old Sedberghians, and especially those from the 1960s, will be saddened to hear of the death on December 8th of David (Rennie) Titus.

The following obituary was posted in The Washington Post on December 19th.

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Richard Beaton - 1945-2013

Old Sedberghians will be very saddened to hear of the sudden death of Richard Beaton, a student at Sedbergh from 1959 to 1963.

The most gregarious of human beings, Richard loved life, music, literature and helping out wherever he could, He spent much of his life as a very successful and well loved "he had a voice like silk" CBC radio broadcaster in St. John's Newfoundland. He was always very interested in people and made everyone he met feel good about themselves. "A man of the world and a friend", "a sweet man" describes Richard well. One of his most wonderful qualities was that he loved to chat. There is a story that goes "He could talk to you, and talk to you, and talk to you almost to the point of missing his news broadcast because he'd get so engaged in a conversation, and suddenly - whoops!, he would take off to the studio just in time to get the news on the air".

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Jonathan Morgan - 1957-2013

Old Sedberghians of the 1970s will be saddened to hear of the recent death of Jonathan Morgan. He graduated from Sedbergh in 1974.

The following obituary appeared in the Lyndhurst Funeral Home Gazette in Barbados.

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