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Appreciation For Koon Kau Chan By Vivien Montgomery

I was so sad and shocked to hear about Jimmy's death, and pass on my condolences to Christine and Judith and the rest of the family. I was at college with Jimmy, along with Carolyn and Sally, and he truly was a larger than life character! He got married on the same day as me on 8 July 1978 and I will always remember the feast at the Happiness Inn later in Newcastle with some indescribable dishes! Although I never worked with Jimmy, he was famous amonst colleagues for such expressions as 'he's gone to splash his shoes'! He will be a great loss.

Added on: 8 October 2010