It is with great sadness we announce the death of our beloved husband, father and mentor, Richard John Blayden, survived by his wife Ansie, daughters, Kate and Sally, stepchildren, Antoine and Licelle, grandchildren, Rhian, Arjonette, Daisy, Sam, Millie and Joe. He died early this morning, 13 June 2023 at Blue Care Palliative care Wynnum with Ansie and their dog Scruffie by his side. He had been battling Lung cancer for the past 8 years and suffered greatly the past few months as the cancer progressed into his ribs.
Richard will be greatly missed by all those who he has touched during his life and the world has lost another person who made a significant contribution to society’s advancement.
We are preparing a Funeral to be held at Mt Cotton Crematorium tentatively scheduled for Tuesday the 20th June 2023 at 3:30pm. to be live streamed ( and recorded for later viewing) for those who want to join.
If you would like to share any anecdotes or photos for the eulogy, please email Licelle , address below.
Please do not send flowers but rather make a donation in Richard’s name to Greenslopes Oncology who treated him the past 8 years; iconcancerfoundation.org.au.
Kind Regards, Licelle Fleming.
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