Obit: Kathy Rollo, Gloucestershire/Worcs 3-13-2019
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Obit: Kathy Rollo, Gloucestershire/Worcs 3-13-2019

Mr Red 13 Mar 19 - 02:41 PM
GUEST,Peter Cripps 14 Mar 19 - 06:24 AM
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Subject: Obit: Kathy Rollo, Gloucestershire/Worcs
From: Mr Red
Date: 13 Mar 19 - 02:41 PM

Brave soul she ebbed away over the last month, and passed away at 9:20 GMT today.

She was a member of various ceilidh bands in the Cheltenham/Malvern areas. More recently "Gordon the Hedgehog" and "Malthouse Passage". Mostly her instruments were contra-bassoon and clarinet, though pretty versatile on more instruments.

Often seen in the Cheltenham area at sessions and festivals, and Sidmouth which she managed to attend last year despite chemo.

We did not see as much of her at ceilidhs partly due to the illness but mostly because she was so obliging her colleagues pressured her into working Saturdays as a carer. Indeed she took annual leave to have the operation! (Which makes me angry! Carers for colleagues???)

Finally retirement was the only option, and the Hospice she ended at were amazed at the number of different visitors. Too right, we didn't get to see her when she could dance (And boy she could dance) so we made up for lost time. Some of her friends played music to her and did little concerts for the other patients.

Rest now.

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Subject: RE: Obit: Kathy Rollo, Gloucestershire/Worcs 3-13-2019
From: GUEST,Peter Cripps
Date: 14 Mar 19 - 06:24 AM

Really sad to hear this sad news!

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