Obituaries

Branch chairman much missed

Darlington branch is mourning former chairman Garry Hewitt, who died on 10 March after a short battle with cancer. Garry served as the chairman from...

Obsessive pub visitor turned eccentricity into an art form

Stuart Ashby died in November after contracting Covid. His name may not mean much to many, but Stuart visited close to 21,000 pubs all from the Good B...

First chair of Merseyside CAMRA much missed

Bob Thurlow was already well versed in both beer and pub preservation when he was elected chair of Merseyside CAMRA in January 1974. He was ready for...

BEER contributor dies

BEER contributor and long-time friend of What’s Brewing Johnny Homer has died. He passed away on 9 July. Johnny, 56, lived in Whitstable, Kent and wor...

Norwich stalwart Warren Wordsworth remembered

Norwich & District CAMRA are sad to announce that ex-chairman Warren Wordsworth died in December, aged 66, at his home in Norwich Warren joined the Br...

Alan Watson, pioneer of CAMRA in Scotland

It is with sadness that we must report the passing of Alan Watson, writes Russell Burt and Hugh Stevenson. Alan was one of an energetic group of Parti...

Roy Denison early CAMRA pioneer remembered

Roy Denison passed way in November, aged 80, with his family at his side and in his beloved home in Goring-on-Thames, writes his wife Mya. His lifetim...

Real ale hero Tony Eastwood dies

Much-loved Small Beer chairman Tony Eastwood has died at the age of 72. Together with his wife Jude, they opened Small Beer off-licence in Lincoln in...

Dave Nunn – larger than life campaigner remembered

Colchester and North East Essex branch were saddened to hear of the death of Dave Nunn, on the 4 of October, at the age of 62, writes John Howson. “Bi...

Bob Steel campaigner and author remembered

With great sadness we report the passing of Bob Steel, aged 65, writes Geoff Brandwood. In CAMRA Bob is best known for his successful books of pub wal...


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