Fred Luther

30 April 2016

We are sorry to report the death of Ermysted’s Old Boy Fred Luther, who has passed away at the aged of 82.

fredlutherA member of Petyt house, Fred Challenger joined EGS in 1945 and left in 1952. He later took his mother’s surname, Luther, and many Old Boys will remember him from Founders’ Day, the Old Boys’ Dinner and the Forty Years On event. Fred has also lodged many of his Ermysted’s reminiscences in the school archives.

Fred sadly passed away in York Hospital on 12th April 2016, aged 82.

Old Boys are welcome at his funeral which will be at 11.00am on Monday 9th May in York Minster.

Read more about his life in this Guardian obituary.

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