In Memory

On this page, we remember those have gone before:  members of the Waitemata District and the Auckland Central Gang Shows who have passed away.

“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”

― Mitch Albom
Dean Russo 1973 Cast Member
Bickford Freeman 1991 Waitemata District Commissioner & supporter
Moira Lane 1994 Executive Secretary, Wardrobe
Peter Hathaway 1996 Cast Member
John Perry 1997 Photographer
Alan Kempt 2006 Backstage and Sets
Phyllis Howard 2008 Costumes
Val Long 2009 Costumes
Norma Benns 2010< Costumes and Scarves
Randal Harding 2011 Cast member from 1969, Services Director, Props Master Read tributes
Dean Gillard 2012 Cast Member Read tribute
John Hargreaves 2013 Musical Director, Rehearsal and performance pianist Read tribute
Bob Long 2014 Props Master in 1970,71; Woggle-maker
Colin Browne 2014 Supporter from 1968, Area Commissioner, Ross’s father
John Dukeson 2015 Chorus Master, Backstage Security, Front of House VIP Host Read tribute
Bert Phillips 2015 Started as cast member and GS Scoutmaster in 1969; ACGS Executive; Props; Set Construction; Backstage
Ernie Howard 2015 Cast member; Props; Supporter
Hugh Fowlie 2017 Cast member
Rowan McCallum 2018 Sketch Director, Scenery
Joan Levison 2019 Wardrobe Misstress 1971, 1972
Mercy Freeman Supporter
Jack Flower District Commissioner, Executive Chairman
Gordon Hinds Gang Show Scout Leader
Yvonne Herbert Wardrobe Mistress
Ron Ravenhall District Commissioner
Jim Dawson Cast Member, Production Secretary
Rick van der Lee Cast Member
Terry King Stage Manager
Brian Davis Props Master
Bill Blakemore Set Construction
Robin Holst Supporter and distribution facilitator
Joy Benns Cast member
Ted Harding Props engineer
Muriel Harding Supporter and costume assistant
Tony Wolstenholme Supporter

If you are able to provide the names of others who should appear here, or if you can provide the year of passing for anyone on the list whose date is not recorded, please contact the webmaster