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Derek Jackson

JACKSON Derek Derek Jackson died peacefully at the Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading in the evening of 28th September aged 82. Derek will be greatly missed by his brother Michael and family, also those in the scouting world, in the village of Hurst and in the U3A where his friendship and committee work was much appreciated. There will be a private cremation followed by a Thanksgiving Service at St Nicholas Church, Hurst at 1pm on Tuesday 20th October. In memory of Derek and for research into Myasthenia Gravis, donations may be made to Myaware via www.abwalker.co.uk. Enquires to A.B. Walker 01344 303 707

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  • __newsquest__paul wongsays...

    Sad to hear the news that Derek had passed away. Sending best wishes from everyone within the world of Scout Bands. Derek had such a massive influence within the Scout Association for young scout and guide musicians, having been the National Adviser for bands and Orchestra for many many years he was responsible for numerous events, bringing music to high profile occasions and staging concerts and competitions across the UK. I had the privilege of working with Derek on a number of these events and enjoyed his company socially also, happy memories of meeting at Kudu Lodge and within the KLA. Our thoughts with all his family and friends.
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