Gordon Philp's memorial grove
23/01/78 - 17/08/04

Gordon Philp grove


Gordon on a Work Week

Gordon was proud of his Scottish heritage, and loved the outdoors especially mountains, rivers and trees. He enjoyed a volunteer work week in the Caledonian Forest and is pictured by a waterfall there. Gordon shared his love of nature with his children, Kieran and Callum, who love to be in the woods and on the beach and who remember everything he taught them. Gordon was a beloved son, father, and brother and a good friend to many. Thank you for the time you gave us Gordon. We miss you. Rest in peace.

Do not stand at my grave and weep

I am not there

I do not sleep

I am a thousand winds that blow

I am the diamond glints on snow

I am the sunlight on ripened grain

I am the gentle autumn rain

When you awaken in the morning's hush

I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds

In circled flight

I am the soft stars that shine at night

Do not stand at my grave and cry

I am not there

I did not die




Gordon's children


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With love from Al & Viki from Julie and Nick and boys Happy 30th birthday dad love from Kieran Just a thought away. From Joanne and family Kieran and Callum ran for their Dad in the Sports Relief one mile run in Manchester 0n 16th March 2008 and raised £70 between them for trees. We love you Dad. In memory of the happy times spent with the boys, love from Gill and Roger Happy birthday Gordon with love from Mum, Alastair, Viki, Kieran and Callum

Donated by Joan Philp, Al and Viki, Julie and Nick and boys, Kieran, Joanne and family, Kieran and Callum, Gill and Roger, and Mum, Alastair, Viki, Kieran and Callum.

20th December 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.
Gordon Philp's grove
Trees in this grove:
41

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