It is with regret and deep sadness that I let you know about the passing of one of our life members, Ron Fayle. Ron passed away quietly in the early hours of Friday morning, 22 January.
Ron joined the club back in 1958. He became Club Secretary in 1960 and continued in that role in 61 and 62. Ron took on the role of Social Secretary in 1964 then moved on to Club Treasurer in 1965, also holding that position in 68,69 and 72. Concurrently Ron also held the position of Vice President in 1968 and 69. Ron was club President in 1970 and 71. In 1994 Ron took on the role of Lodge Booking Officer and held that until 2000. Ron became a life member in 1996.
Ron’s life will be celebrated in the coming week. Once confirmed the details will be in the paper however you are also welcome to contact me directly.
Ron was of an era where club was everything; tramping, working parties, socialising in and out of the hills, building lifelong friendships which are as strong today as they were back then. My heart goes out to all who have lost a trusted and loved friend. Kia kaha