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Simon Thirgood

Simon Thirgood

(1962 – 2009)

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United Kingdom

Simon Thirgood

Simon Thirgood
(1962 – 2009)

In memory of

Simon Thirgood

(1962 – 2009)
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This is an online obituary in memory of Simon Thirgood. Simon Thirgood, passed away at the age of just 46, when the building he was in collapsed in Ethiopia during a fierce storm. This marks the loss of one of the UK's leading ecologists and conservation biologists. Thirgood worked tirelessly to conduct and support ecological science that was useful, and to develop practical, scientifically informed environmental management strategies for a diverse range of conservation problems both in the UK, and overseas. His life was full of energy, humour and friendship. His death is a sudden and huge blow to UK and international conservation at a time when his unusual combination of skills is so desperately needed, and a
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terrible loss to the family he adored, and who can be so proud of him. This online memorial is to honour the life of Simon Thirgood and his remarkable achievements.
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Simon Thirgood

This is an online obituary in memory of Simon Thirgood. Simon Thirgood, passed away at the age of just 46, when the building he was in collapsed in Ethiopia during a fierce storm. This marks the loss of one of the UK's leading ecologists and conservation biologists. Thirgood worked tirelessly to conduct and support ecological science that was useful, and to develop practical, scientifically informed environmental management strategies for a diverse range of conservation problems both in the UK, and overseas. His life was full of energy, humour and friendship. His death is a sudden and huge blow to UK and international conservation at a time when his unusual combination of skills is so desperately needed, and a...

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Rest in peace Simon
I first met Simon at ****
My sincere condolences to all friends and family of Simon
My fondest memory of Simon was ****
Simon used to really enjoy ****
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Simon inspired me to ****
Simon changed my life by ****
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