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Offline Greg Jones

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Ray Wright and Clearwell caves
« on: August 07, 2015, 08:22:35 pm »
Ray Wright, who developed and sucessfully ran the Clearwell Caves iron mine museum and visitor attraction in the Forset of Dean, died earlier today. Funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.
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Offline prahja

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Re: Ray Wright and Clearwell caves
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2015, 10:02:41 pm »
Sad news...

Offline Joe Duxbury

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Re: Ray Wright and Clearwell caves
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2015, 10:51:05 pm »
That's sad indeed. Was it sudden? He looked ok at the BCRC weekend.

Offline Greg Jones

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Re: Ray Wright and Clearwell caves
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2015, 08:50:26 am »
Ray had been ill for quite some time, and was well into his eighties. I'm sure someone will write an obituary soon, but Ray does leave behind him a legacy that his family can be very proud of,
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Re: Ray Wright and Clearwell caves
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2015, 10:22:03 am »
Sad news. I knew Ray from when I first started caving back in the early eighties. I'd like to know the funeral arrangements please as I'd like to pay my respects.
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Re: Ray Wright and Clearwell caves
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2015, 11:45:55 pm »
Ray's funeral service and cremation will be at the Forest of Dean Crematorium at Yew Tree Brake on Friday 21st August at 11:30am. Ray's wish was that people attending should please wear something green.
No flowers please. Donations if desired to the League of Friends of the Dilke Memorial Hospital may be placed in the donations box at the crematorium.
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