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Susan Staniforth

Sue Staniforth first started sailing with the InterVarsity Group in the 1960’s both in Thames barges out of Maldon in Essex and in cruising boats on the east and south coasts. She also spent several summer holidays cruising to Brittany and back.

During this time she made many friends, and the friendship has continued over more than 40 years. Sadly, Sue developed a brain tumour in November 2007, and after a fight against the illness, died just after her 70th birthday on 11th May 2009.

We all have fond memories of Sue that go back to the “Kitty” days – she was always a very good friend but also a superb organiser who kept us firmly under control.

Added by: Andrew Muir on 9 June 2009.

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