[Dixielandjazz] Vale John Speight - update
bhaesler at bigpond.net.au
Wed Jan 24 15:36:11 PST 2007
Further to my sad posting the other day, herewith an update including
details of the 'Celebration of John's Life' on Monday 29 January.
The following notice appeared in today's (January 25, 2007) Sydney Morning
SPEIGHT, John Aloysius.
Died peacefully on January 22, 2007, after a short illness.
Loving husband and best friend of Niddrie and much loved father and mentor
of Andrew, Caroline and Emma. Devoted grandfather to Louis, Elijah, Olivia,
Georgie, Evalyn and Colin. Loving father-in-law and friend to Richard, Gavin
He has left a great legacy to jazz in Australia through his work as
a musician, teacher, band leader, artistic director of Festivals and
mentor to many.
A wonderful spirit who was an inspiration to the many people who were lucky
enough to know
Aged 71 years.
Family and friends are warmly invited to attend a celebration
of JOHN'S life to be held at
St. Matthew's Anglican Church,
The Corso, Manly, on Monday (January 29, 2007), at 2 p.m.
An Australian Company.
Balgowlah 9976 3075
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