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For Ian Neal

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Story

[p]When news spread of Ian's death, friends and family wanted to know if there was a particular charity that Ian would like donations to go to. This is a difficult question as Ian worked for charities all his life and gave donations of time and money to many more. As a water engineer, his passion was helping people to access clean water. He worked for many years in Africa with rural communities helping to bring clean water to remote villages through the construction of sand dams and rainwater harvesting. When working for the water department in Mochudi Botswana, he introduced motorbikes for the pump engineers so that they could maintain and repair the pumps more easily. A simple idea that stopped villages being cut off without water for weeks and neatly combined Ian's love of motorbikes (he got to test ride a selection of bikes before choosing the most appropriate model!) with his work.[/p][p]As a family, we benefited for many years from the wonderful work of the Royal Marsden Hospital and for the past 17 months, after Ian's diagnosis of a Glioblastoma (brain tumour), the support groups of the Brain Tumour charity and latterly the wonderful care of the team at the Princess Alice Hospice provided practical and emotional support for all of us.[/p][p]Ian did not want a funeral - he didn't see the point of getting everyone together after he was gone so we had a big party at home in September while he was well enough to drink cider, play his music and chill with friends. His ashes will be scattered in a river in London and one in Africa.[/p][p]If you would like to make a donation in memory of Ian, please feel free to do so and it will be split among Ian's chosen charities. [/p][p]Thank you xxxxxxxx[/p][p][br][/p]
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Supporters

Apr 6, 2019

Fiona and Neil

RIP Ian - you changed many lives for the better. With love and fond memories xxx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Mar 15, 2019

The Pritchards

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 12, 2019

Philip

I remember the day you were born. I thought we would grow old together.

£50.00

Mar 7, 2019

Caroline and Phil

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 26, 2019

Dave Liz Ellie Joe Dan and Robbie

Feb 18, 2019

Anonymous

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 18, 2019

Annemarie Palfrey

With love Xxx

£30.00

Feb 17, 2019

Mike

Rest in Peace, Ian

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 13, 2019

Liz, Adam, Owen & Matthew

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Feb 12, 2019

Deborah Walker

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid