Passing Of Oldest Old Boy

by Leo Benning (’52)   South Africa’s second oldest Masters Athlete, 98 year old Connor Johnston passed away this past Monday from old age. He was not on any medication and was not suffering from any illness, he just faded away. In the last year or so of his life...

A Tribute To Patrick Beattie (’40)

by his brother, Norman(’39)   Patrick Beattie passed away in Melbourne, Australia in July 2005. Pat, as he was known, matriculated in 1940 and on leaving school was appointed as a Management Trainee at the United Tobacco Company S A Limited, a subsidiary of the...

Tribute to Henry Charles Ginsberg

by Bruce Ginsberg (’64)   Chas Ginsberg, the Clanwilliam farmer who became known as the “Rooibos King” after he turned the Cederberg region into the “Ceylon of Africa”, died in London during April, at age 92. Chas Ginsberg is credited with having domesticated one...

Obituary: Solly Kessler

by Suzanne Belling   On 6 June this year, communal elder statesman Solly Kessler, who dedicated 46 years of his life o the Jewish Community, passed away suddenly at the age of 76, Democrat, legal adviser, expert on anti-Semitism, Solly called himself a “Board man...

Harold Ivan Barnett – Eulogies from two proud sons

From Neil Barnett I am greatly honored to be the son of Harold Barnett. My Dad , vitally embraced life itself. My Dad embodied everything life had to offer and as a family we were privileged to learn from his ways. Dad’s early involvement in the defense of his country...

Chester Style (former SACS High School teacher)

by Justin Style   On Monday the 12th of August at 1pm we gathered at the Efford Crematorium in Plymouth, England, to pay are final respects and say goodbye to an incredible man. He was my uncle, and I had the privilege of delivering his eulogy and reading out...