It is with much
sadness that we report the passing of Graham Botham, who died on 14 March
peacefully in Mona Vale Hospital with Judy at his side.
Graham grew up in McCarrs Creek and lived on the Island from 1973 until
this year when he & Judy decided to make a move to Tasmania.
For over 25 years Graham was a member of the Water Police and then, in
conjunction with his nephew Mike Cardiff, built the Laurel Mae and
lighterage service on Pittwater. In recent years he was having a shot at
"retirement" but his love of hard physical work meant that he
was never sitting
down for very long.
Graham was a much-loved Pittwater "character" who would always
lend a helping
He will be sadly
all who knew him.
Graham is survived
and his children, Mitchell, Gayle & Ashley.
His funeral will be held at 3pm on Monday 19 March at Pittwater Uniting
Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood.
to invite all his friends to join them at the Royal Motor Yacht Club at
conclusion of the service.