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I leaned today that GFS member George Butterworth has passed away. George had been a member of the Society since the early 1990's and would usually make the trip to Blackpool at least once a year with his pal, Paul Mountain.

YORKSHIRE UKULELE CIRCLE

George was also a firm supporter of the Yorkshire Ukulele Circle and was always in attendance at both the Wakefield and Mirfield branches until illness kept him away within the last year. Whilst George did play the ukulele, he was always more at home when singing with the microphone in his hand and when I would MC the meetings he would always be announced as "The golden voice of..." One of my favourites and obviously one of George's was the Norman Wisdom hit, "Don't Laugh At Me Cos I'm A Fool."

PHOTOGRAPHY

George was also very interested in photography and for years he would constantly produce photos of all the gang and created a good archive for The Yorkshire Ukulele Circle. On occasion he would also provide images for the GFS magazine, "The Vellum."

SANTA CLAUS

A very gentle, quiet man, George always sported a luxurious white beard in the style of Santa Claus and for many years at the Yorkshire Ukulele Circle Christmas parties, George would recreate that role and bring gifts to all the assembled company. Never a pushy sort of man, he was quiet and always friendly and enjoyed a good laugh and a song with his pals in the GFS and the Uke Circle. He will be missed by all who knew him and the Uke Circle won't be the same without him. On behalf of all in the GFS and all his friends in the Yorkshire Ukulele Circle I offer our sincere condolences to George's wife Brenda, and all his family. Peter Pollard 15 January 2018
The golden voice of…
GEORGE ON STAGE AT THE UKE CIRCLE, MIRFIELD
GEORGE AND HIS GREAT MATE, PAUL MOUNTAIN
GEORGE AND HIS CAMERA, NEVER FAR APART
GEORGE SINGS HIS FAVOURITE SONG AT THE UKE CIRCLE
george butterworth
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I leaned today that GFS member George Butterworth has passed away. George had been a member of the Society since the early 1990's and would usually make the trip to Blackpool at least once a year with his pal, Paul Mountain.

YORKSHIRE UKULELE CIRCLE

George was also a firm supporter of the Yorkshire Ukulele Circle and was always in attendance at both the Wakefield and Mirfield branches until illness kept him away within the last year. Whilst George did play the ukulele, he was always more at home when singing with the microphone in his hand and when I would MC the meetings he would always be announced as "The golden voice of..." One of my favourites and obviously one of George's was the Norman Wisdom hit, "Don't Laugh At Me Cos I'm A Fool."

PHOTOGRAPHY

George was also very interested in photography and for years he would constantly produce photos of all the gang and created a good archive for The Yorkshire Ukulele Circle. On occasion he would also provide images for the GFS magazine, "The Vellum."

SANTA CLAUS

A very gentle, quiet man, George always sported a luxurious white beard in the style of Santa Claus and for many years at the Yorkshire Ukulele Circle Christmas parties, George would recreate that role and bring gifts to all the assembled company. Never a pushy sort of man, he was quiet and always friendly and enjoyed a good laugh and a song with his pals in the GFS and the Uke Circle. He will be missed by all who knew him and the Uke Circle won't be the same without him. On behalf of all in the GFS and all his friends in the Yorkshire Ukulele Circle I offer our sincere condolences to George's wife Brenda, and all his family. Peter Pollard 15 January 2018
The golden voice of…
GEORGE ON STAGE AT THE UKE CIRCLE, MIRFIELD
GEORGE AND HIS GREAT MATE, PAUL MOUNTAIN GEORGE AND HIS CAMERA, NEVER FAR APART
GEORGE SINGS HIS FAVOURITE SONG AT THE UKE CIRCLE