Dave Harrop's memorial grove

Dave Harrop grove

I'll rest me in this sheltered bower,

And look upon the clear blue sky

That smiles upon me through the trees,

Which stand so thick clustering by;

And view their green and glossy leaves,

All glistening in the sunshine fair;

And list the rustling of their boughs,

So softly whispering through the air.

And while my ear drinks in the sound,

My winged soul shall fly away;

Reviewing lone departed years

As one mild, beaming, autumn day;

You were brilliant, kind-hearted and genuine. As the seasons pass, these trees will grow strong and your memory will never fade. It was always summer in your company.

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A top bloke and a true gent. Only knew him briefly but such a travesty that he has gone. Will be missed by all. Jon Mercer Hopefully I've donated three trees for you Dave. Two are for goal posts and the last one, which shall be rooted to the spot in the middle, will represent Spence's static goal keeping in Newquay. You were onside, the goal stands. Eddie I only met Dave on a few occasions but what top man! His skill at Vegas Poker left me skint on the train to/from Newquay. I will never forget the top weekend! My thoughts are with your family at this moment. Darren Dave you will be sorely missed by friends everywhere. It was a privilege to know you, a true gentleman. Madeleine Blanchfield, Sydney, Australia. Sorry we didn't get a chance to know you better Dave, you were a good bloke. Kieron & Nina Dave - you restored my faith in the fact that some Daves are gents with good personal hygiene. It was a pleasure to have known you - truly a tragic loss. God always takes the good ones early. Dan Whieldon and family Lots of memories - and they're all good. Dave was responsible for my numerous hangovers on a Monday morning after a 'few beers' on a Sunday in London. I'll miss the text messages during the 6 nations to tell me how bad Wales are - I'm sure I'll still get a few from other people though. At least Dave understood rugby! Our thoughts are with Jen and Dave's family. From Lee & Helen. To Mr Spence (Dave's mate) for being a fantastic tutor With love from, 9 Silver & Miss Hoban x

26th October 2007

Your grove of trees

The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Dave Harrop's grove
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