County

Ron Stone

Ron Stone's Service Record:- Instructor 1970: ASL 1971: SL 1974: AGSL 1984: Group Vice President 1989, with 5th Pinner: Pinner & Headstone District Treasurer 1997 and County Auditor from 1974 to 1984.

Peter Springthorpe

It is with sadness that I have to announce the death of a former Chairman of Ruislip District Scouts.  Peter Springthorpe who recently passed away aged 83.

He was Chairman of the 2nd/9th Group from 1973 and then took on the role for the District in 1977 until he retired and gave the baton to Nigel Boardman , who has also sadly died . A service was held at St .Martin’s Church Ruislip on September 7th and many Scouters were present.

Les Salmon

Les Salmon had been ill for some time and latterly lived in a care home. During his 60 years as a leader he has been a Cub Scout Leader and Assistant District Commissioner in Chiswick and was for many years a member of the County Training Team. Latterly he was Appointments Secretary for Acton Brentford & Chiswick, successfully introducing the new National Membership Database and the transfer to Thameside Grand Union District.

Ted Rist

Ted Rist was called to Higher Service on 11th July 2012, 8 days before his 96th Birthday.  The funeral was a Requiem Mass on Thursday 26th July at St Thomas More Catholic Church, 32 Field End Road, Eastcote, Pinner HA5 2QT at 11a.m., followed by a committal at Breakspear Crematorium at 12.30 p.m.

Jim Riordan

Jim Riordan died in October 2005 following an illness lasting several months.

Ian Riches

Waxwell Rover Service Crew regrets the recent death of Ian Riches, a member of the Waxwell Rover Service Crew at Paccar Scout Camp.

His life in Scouting began in 1964 as a Cub with 7th Hillingdon continuing on to become a Scout and a Venture Scout. At the age of 15 he joined 1st Crew at Chalfont Heights, moving over to Waxwell Service Crew a few years later.

He was still an active member of Waxwell when he sadly passed away after 40 years of service to the scout campsite.

John Rapley

Scouting was a major part of John Rapley’s life from when he became a Wolf Cub in 2nd Chiswick in 1919 until the day he died. John moved to 17th Acton as a Scout and became a leader there and later an ADC and DC of the old Acton District. In 1947 he became an ACC in Middlesex - a post he held until 1955.

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