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VALE – Brian Tudehope – 9 September 2013

10 Sep 13
Peter Bull
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From David Tudehope:

It is with great sadness that I pass on to you the news that Brian (72 years young) passed away after a long battle with illness.

Funeral arrangements –

Where:                  St Joseph’s Church, Albert St, Edgecliff

Time:                     10:00 am

Date:                      Thursday 19th September 2013.


A wake will be held at 12.30pm at 8 Albert Street Edgecliff.


May He Rest In Peace

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  1. Peter Bull September 10, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    From John Phillips:

    I was sorry to hear about Brian’s passing but I have to say that he did not look at all well when last I saw him….. I hope he was not allowed to suffer much through his illness….

    As you will know from Peter passing on my email, I will not be able to attend his funeral but I would like to tell you a bit about your Dad and I……

    Brian was my first ever boss when I arrived from the UK in December 1970 and I owe him a lot. He was very patient with me and I benefited hugely from his mentoring during my early years with OTC. I remember one time after he had set me an urgent written task ( a critique of something I think..) which I just couldn’t wrap my brain around. I worried at it all afternoon and was still re-working it well into the night and still it was a dog’s breakfast. I didn’t sleep much that night and went into Brian’s office the next morning very shame-faced and apologetic….. “No worries” says Brian, “let’s see what we can do together…” and ten minutes later the job was finished! Great first lesson – when stuck seek help!

    We remained friends long after I left his immediate work area and he was always there to offer wise thoughts on almost any subject under the sun.

    I shall miss running into him at various OTC get-togethers, and my condolences go out to you and all his family. May he rest in peace.

    John Phillips

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