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Remembering Andy Leonard, BECTU rep

Three people pictured at an award-giving ceremony. Andy Leonard pictured with union president Christine Bond, left, and Mary Milton, fellow branch rep at annual conference in May 2012.

13 August 2012

It was with great sadness that BECTU learnt last weekend (11/12 August 2012) of the untimely and sudden death of Andy Leonard, long-standing branch chair of the Western Freelance branch. Andy died at just 49 years old.

Commenting on the sad and shocking news, Martin Spence, assistant general secretary said:

"I was terribly shocked to hear that we had lost Andy. He was a talented technician and a loyal trade unionist. His loss is a great blow, and our sympathies go to his family, colleagues, and his many, many friends."

A tribute to Andy Leonard will be published in Stage Screen and Radio, the union’s bi-monthly publication for members.

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