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SIMPSON Vic Died on Tuesday 31st July at home aged 77. With thanks to the local surgery and the team for all their care and support throughout his illness. The funeral will take place at Penmount Crematorium on Monday 13th August at 2pm. Everyone welcome. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Cornwall Mammal Group and Cornwall Bird Watching & Preservation Society care of The Cornish Funeral Company. (Carharthen Forge, Tresillian, TR2 4AB)
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Published in: Devon area.
Published from: August 03, 2018.
Region: South West
Jane and family, I was so sorry to hear just this week of Vic's death .... I remember with great joy your wedding in Kenya which was such fun. I understand you will be visiting Wales soon, and it would be lovely to say 'hello'. Lyn Harper
Left by Lyn Harper: 02/05/2019
Vic was a great inspiration to me throughout my early career in wildlife veterinary medicine and I feel privileged to have learnt all I know about wildlife post-mortem work from him. More importantly, though Vic was a beautiful person. Thank you Vic. And my very best wishes to your family and friends.
Left by Glen Cousquer: 08/10/2018
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As new wildlife veterinarian it was very inspiring for me to meet Vic two years ago at the EWDA Conference in Berlin and hear about his amazing career in this field. In addition to being a pioneering vet he was also an absolutely wonderful person who took the time to speak to everybody in person. He will be greatly missed. Helle B. Hydeskov Institute of Zoology/Zoological Society of London and Royal Veterinary College
Left by Helle B. Hydeskov: 13/08/2018
Dear Jane and family, It was such a shock to hear this news...Vic has always seemed 'evergreen' over the years I have known him. His humour and knowledge has illuminated so many lives. The time we worked together was brief but such a privilege and is fondly remembered. Much of what I learnt, his meticulous technique and analytical approach, has been deployed in my career ever since. No-one has had a more positive influence on my approach to veterinary work than Vic. I hope I found time to thank him. There are not many who can be both forthright and universally liked and respected, as he was, and still fewer who have achieved so much in the cause of understanding and conserving our precious wildlife. He will be so missed. My thoughts are with you all. Phill Elliott
Left by Phill Elliott: 12/08/2018
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