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    Weʼve raised £17,420 to the loving memory of all-round brilliant human being, Dave Laws.

    Funded on Friday, 12th February 2021

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    In loving memory of David Laws, who died suddenly but peacefully on 6th October 2020. A cherished husband and father, he dedicated his life to his work as an ophthalmic surgeon. Though his work carried him across the globe, he was driven to make Wales the best it can be. He was a keen windsurfer, cyclist, kayaker, sea swimmer, runner, sailor and loved nothing more than pursuing these passions on Gower. A proud honorary Welshman.

    In lieu of flowers, we'd like to use his memory to aid conservation efforts on Gower in a way he'd approve of.

    Dave chose to live on Gower, it was a joy for him to walk on the beaches and dunes. For him, there was no better view in the world than cycling through the marshes into Oxwich. The money we raise in his memory will be used for environmental improvement in the Oxwich area. An area that meant so much to him. We’ve put a nominal amount on the page, but we will adjust our ambitions to suit the funds. It could be a bird hide for visitors, habitat creation projects, or educational facilities to spread the word about local wildlife. We are working alongside local conservation organisations to ensure we work with sensitivity towards the environment and community.

    Update: Thank you to everybody for your generosity. We have been completely overwhelmed by the response this page has had.



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      • Gail Evans

        Gail Evans

        Jan 31, 2021

        Dear Kath, Elinor and Carys we were so shocked and saddened to hear about Dave. Our thoughts are with you all Gail , Sion, Lowri , Catrin and Huw xxx


      • Anonymous


        Jan 31, 2021

        Kath, such devastating news; the world has lost a beautiful spirit. I am so sorry for your loss. Good bless you and the girls. Love from P & M xx


      • Alicia


        Jan 21, 2021

        Never knew this wonderful man but he saved my granddaughter sight! My gratitude is immense. Rest in peace doctor Laws. You will never be forgotten!


      • Hannah and Jack Ormerod

        Hannah and Jack Ormerod

        Jan 21, 2021

        Sorry to find out so late. David saved our daughter Delphine’s sight in 2012. It was extraordinary. He was so cool about it too. All in a day’s work! We will miss him. Huge condolences to his family.


      • Thomas family

        Thomas family

        Dec 17, 2020

        really sad to hear this news! Such an amazing person , thankyou for everything you did for me!!


      • Anonymous


        Dec 11, 2020

      • Mike


        Dec 5, 2020

        Thoughts are with you all. Mr Laws was such a brilliant and inspiring teacher, but most importantly a kind and very nice person. Rest in peace Mr Laws, my love to the family.


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