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17th October 2016

£23,000 raised to help people overcome adversity at launch of Go4it, founded in memory of Hunsdon businessman Ivan Purdie

In October 2015, media executive Ivan Purdie lost his life following a five-year battle with cancer. A successful, energetic and extraordinary man, Ivan’s death left a deep hole in the lives of his friends, family and colleagues around the world. On Friday 14th October, following the one year anniversary of Ivan’s death, Ivan’s friends and family launched the Go4it non-profit organisation in his memory.  The inaugural Ivan Purdie Memori

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12th October 2016

Memory of Hertfordshire businessman honoured by helping people to overcome adversity

In October 2015, media executive, Ivan Purdie lost his life following a five year battle with cancer. A successful, energetic and extraordinary man, Ivan’s death left a deep hole in the lives of his friends, family and colleagues around the world. This week, following the one year anniversary of Ivan’s death, Ivan’s friends and family have set up the Go4it Fund in his memory. The Fund will aim to help people who are facing adversity thro

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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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