Help Steve Patrick's family after untimely death,

49901382_1595664239308777_r.jpegAs many of you will know, we recently lost my good friend Stephen Patrick, taken from his family and us far too early. Steve worked for me at when I was CEO of MF in Tokyo and we became good friends, keeping in touch after MF closed down.

Steve unexpectedly leaves his lovely wife Lowly, and two children Ace and Samantha without the love and support of a husband and father now and going forward. Not only does the family have unexpected costs to meet the kids have lost their father and the love, support and opportunity and all that means.

Steve brought many a smile to our faces with his wit and humour, and I for one would like to help the family in this time of need. A sudden unexpected death leaves many unexpected costs, as well as the longer term implications for the children, and in these COVID times we can't travel to funerals etc as we once would have done.

Money cannot ever compensate for the loss and sadness, but it can ease worries and  relieve the pressure on Lowly and the family that something like this causes.

Steve and Lowly have many friends , and I would like to ask that these friends donate as little or as much as they can, perhaps money that they would have spent travelling to a funeral, or on flowers or such like, or indeed whatever they are comfortable with. Whatever we can raise will help, and every little bit we raise gives Lowly a little less to worry about. Any cash we raise can not only solve short term worries and allow them to grieve in peace, if we raise enough we can put some aside for the kids for their education. Do it for Steve,  do it for Lowly. 

Please share this with everybody you know who knew Steve, or who knows Lowly, put in on your wall, on their wall, the power of networking is exponential. If we share with all of their friends, all of Steve's former colleagues and all of the clients Steve has helped over the years, we can raise a significant amount and we can at least help his family in a small way in this tragic time.

RIP Steve, my friend, I'll miss you.

Note:  Lowly will be given direct access to this Gofundme page so she and the children will get the funds directly.


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  • Martin Keeble 
    • £250 
    • 1 mo
  • Seth Moran 
    • £100 
    • 1 mo
  • Rebecca and Hiro Horinouchi 
    • £100 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • £500 
    • 2 mos
  • Tadashi Fujii 
    • £100 
    • 2 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Graham Elliott 
Bardfield Saling, East of England, United Kingdom
Lowly Norgate 
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