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Posted: December 6, 2015 at 11:49 am
It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that yesterday Sarah-Jane Cox passed away peacefully at St Michaels Hospice. Malcolm was constantly by her side, day and night, and told us that Sarah-Jane was being really well cared for and did not suffer.
Sarah-Jane will be greatly missed by everyone in the District as she made such a valuable contribution to Scouting in South Marches even managing to continue this throughout her long illness. Some of you may already know that in recognition of her outstanding achievement Sarah-Jane was awarded The Medal for Meritorious Conduct a few weeks before she went into the Hospice. The citation, signed by Bear Grylls, read as follows ……
“In recognition of her tremendous courage and fortitude to continue Scouting despite coping with a serious health condition and intensive hospital procedures, her commitment and cheerful determination is an inspiration to others”.
The thoughts and prayers of the whole of South Marches District are with Malcolm and his family at this very sad time.
Yours in Scouting
Matt, Fletch and Rich
Team DC South Marches