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It's with a very heavy heart I'm afraid to say that our good friend passed away on Wednesday morning after a battle with cancer.

A fantastic guy, I meet him a couple of times at events and his tireless work finding parts for Esprit owners has helped many owners and will continue to do so for a long time to come. His technical help & knowledge was a great asset to our community as was his sense of humour. I'm sure I speak for many on here in offering our condolences and thoughts to his family. 

RIP Alan. 

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Very sorry to hear this news, he was a solid member of the community and had some good banter with him. Thoughts are with his family at this time.

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I too can only say I'm shocked and deeply sad to hear this. 😞

I met Alan a couple of times, first time at the Esprit meet he organized at Hofmans. A geat chap, we stayed in touch and met up again next time I was in the area. I should have contacted him again last month, when we were going to the Cotswolds...

Our thoughts go out to his family.


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I have not met Alan, but best wishes to his family and everyone on here that had the pleasure of meeting him.


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I am really shocked to hear this. Alan was a gent and really knowledgable. Lovely guy and will be missed! Condolences to his family.

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Sadly the numbers are restricted due to current Covid rules. 

Alans funeral is 28th of August at 13.30. For those who may wish to see the service it is available online.


I for one will be raising a glass to what I can only describe as a great guy.

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