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Age Concern - Geoffrey SpeedGeoffrey Speed
We are sad to announce the death of Geoffrey Speed on 12th April 2018. Affectionately known as "Geoff the Aged", (to distinguish him from three other Geoffreys in his office-not a reflection on his abilities!) he was a founder member of our charity, Chairman, Trustee, Volunteer and above all a good friend.

Geoffrey was a Trustee for many years, and his knowledge of the charity and its history proved invaluable. He was of great assistance to us in maintaining contact with the many older peoples’ clubs in the area. Even after his formal resignation as a Trustee, he continued to keep club records up-to-date, until ill-health forced him to give up.

Geoffrey's interests were by no means confined to Age Concern. He worked tirelessly for the local community. From being a small boy until he died aged 92, he always found time to help others and encourage and support local charities, organisations and clubs. He strived to improve services for the less fortunate and was responsible for bringing about many changes. Our condolences go out to his family – Geoff the Aged will long be remembered with great affection.