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Weʼre raising £1,000 to help out towards the funeral of David Needham

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On Saturday the 15th of December, 2018, we heard about the tragic loss of one of our dearest friends, David Needham. At the age of 40, he had many loves...his family, his partner Psyche, LARPing, tabletop roleplay and being a security guard.

As funerals are exorbitant in costs, we would like to assist Dave's family in taking some of the burden of cost. Anything that we raise will be of great assistance.

The date of his funeral has been set for Thursday the 17th of January 2019. It will be held at Loughborough Crematorium at 1:15pm (Leicester Road, Loughborough, LE11 2AF). A wake will follow at the Hathern Club (44 Dovecote Street, Hathern, Loughborough LE12 5HS). This is all to be a celebration of Dave's life, so if you would like to wear your LARP or ritual wear, we would like to encourage it.

"Do not stand at my grave and weep. I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush . I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there. I did not die. " by Mary Elizabeth Frye

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 18, 2019

      Stand down, Dave. Your shift is over.Per Ardua Ad Astra

      £100.00

    • Andy

      Andy

      Jan 17, 2019

      Your shift is now over, time to play.Never a dull moment, or bad thing to say.Much love and respect, on this grey day.

      £40.00

    • Lauraine Compton

      Lauraine Compton

      Jan 16, 2019

      We will miss you Dave.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 16, 2019

      £20.00

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      Jan 16, 2019

    • Tonya Glennester

      Tonya Glennester

      Jan 16, 2019

      I’m sorry it’s not much but I hope it helps, much love to all faves family, psyche and all our friends. I’m sorry we won’t be able to join you tomorrow but will be thinking of you all xx

      £10.00

    • Neil

      Neil

      Jan 14, 2019

      Dave was just such a nice guy. Only really spoke during events and he was just so happy and was always good to talk to him. He shall be missed

      £30.00

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