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20th October 2016

Thousands raised in honour of businessman who died after cancer fight – memory of dad is charity’s big drive

Thousands of pounds have been raised to assist people in overcoming adversity at the launch of non-profit organisation founded in memory of an "extraordinary" businessman. Media executive Ivan Purdie, from Hunsdon, passed away in October last year at the age of 47, following a five-year battle with cancer. TRIBUTE Mr Purdie's death left a significant hole in the lives of his friends, family and colleagues all over the world. He is sur

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20th October 2016

Charity dedicated to Hunsdon businessman raises thousands for people facing adversity

Thousands of pounds have been raised to assist people in overcoming adversity at the launch of a non-profit organisation founded in memory of an "extraordinary" businessman. Media executive Ivan Purdie, from Hunsdon, passed away in October 2015 following a five-year battle with cancer. A successful and energetic man, Ivan's death left a significant hole in the lives of his friends, family and colleagues all over the world. Following the

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10th May 2016

Charity gig after death of Stortford Golf Club stalwart Ivan Purdie

A rock group with a roster of classic covers will play a charity gig to help with fund-raising in memory of Bishop's Stortford Golf Club board member Ivan Purdie, who died at the age of 47. The father-of-three, known as 'Iron' Ivan for his strength of character and outlook on life, died from bowel cancer in October. Now, his wife Kate is preparing to compete in a charity triathlon to raise money for Cancer Research UK and The Muggabee

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22nd October 2015

Obituary: Stortford Golf Club ‘driving force’ Ivan Purdie, 47, who worked with Bill Gates

Father-of-three Ivan Purdie, who has died at 47 from bowel cancer, was a driving force on the board of Bishop's Stortford Golf Club (BSGC) and had meetings with Bill Gates while working for him as a top media executive. An infectious personality and a fresh face among heads, 'Iron' Ivan – so-called for his strength of character and outlook – is credited as having been key to the golf club's development ambitions. His love of nature show

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15th October 2015

Ivan Purdie : Obituary

Ivan Joseph Purdie 1st April 1968 - 5th October 2015 Ivan Joseph Purdie, 47, of Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, passed away in Cambridge on 5th October 2015. He was a beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend. Ivan is survived by his wife, Kate, 41, his children Olivia, 14, Scarlett, 10, and Lucas, 5. Also his family of West Sussex; parents Mike Purdie and Jill and Jack Wilson, sister Catherine and husband Keith Stevens, brother Matthew and wif

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