Everyday Obits

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Almanac Tributes: Vale Ron Reed

Ron Reed’s column will not appear on our site today. He died last Friday at the age of 74. We will miss him. John Harms pays his tribute.

More Almanac (Cricket) Sadness: Vale Shane Warne

Andrew Else, like most of us, has been shocked by the premature death of Shane Warne. In response he paints a picture of the relatable Aussie which celebrates his genius and his larrikinism while never losing sight of the fact that this is all so sad. [A fine piece , at a moment when we are all floored – JTH]

Vale Bill McVeigh

Bill McVeigh died on Boxing Day after a short illness. He was a great friend and supporter of the Almanac.

Almanac Music: Vale Don Everly

Roger Lowrey pays tribute to a star voice of his youth, Don Everly, who passed away recently.

Almanac Tribute: Gareth Andrews remembers Frank Costa

Frank Costa was Geelong through and through, the driving force behind the Geelong Football Club becoming the on-field powerhouse it has been in recent times. Gareth Andrews remembers Frank Costa’s passing with a fitting tribute that was recently published in The Age.

Everyday Obituaries: Onya Pal – a tribute to Kelvin Reynolds

Luke Reynolds pays tribute to his grandfather Kelvin on what would have been his 90th birthday.

Everyday Obituaries: T.E. Harms, my father (1931-2010)

When, recently, John Harms reprised his piece about the 2010 Preliminary Final between Geelong and Collingwood, the night his father T.E. Harms died, he mentioned that he would go looking for the eulogy from his father’s funeral. Numerous people contacted him to encourage him to publish it. Well, this is it, published today, July 21, his father’s birthday.

Everyday Obituaries: Vale Tommy Searle

Tommy Searle was a larger-than-life character who seemed to know everyone on the Gold Coast – and they knew him! His good mate, Matt O’Hanlon, pays tribute to his great mate. [A beautiful homage – Ed.]

Remembering Jack Mundey

John Harms remembers Jack Mundey.

Graeme Watson (Don’t leave it too late)

John Gordon remembers the late Graeme Watson, who was a big early influence during his teenage years in Perth.