Tribute to Saffron Walden volunteer driver

PUBLISHED: 11:52 14 February 2017 | UPDATED: 12:03 14 February 2017

Clive Brooker

Clive Brooker


The treasurer of a Saffron Walden volunteer organisation who gave lifts to thousands of elderly people over 21 years has died.

Clive Brooker spent 21 years driving for Saffron Walden Social Car Service (SWSCS), which has been in operation on a non profit basis for more than 40 years.

Clive joined the organisation in 1991, and continued giving lifts to the elderly until 2013 when a problem with his hand forced to give up and he became treasurer.

During his years of service, Clive gave lifts to 4,068 elderly passengers to get residents to various GP, optician and dentist’s appointments within Saffron Walden.

He died suddenly on December 19, 2016, aged 79.

Roger Mance, secretary of SWSCS, said: “He was a shining example to us all. He had a great sense of fun, matched only by his desire to help others. He will be greatly missed by all his colleagues and friends.”

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