id1179-Ray Goodbody 1921 - 2010

Written by GS   

Stalwart of Surrey AC,Ray Goodbody,has died at the age of 89.

Ray Goodbody was AAA Junior Mile Champion in 1939,setting a Championship Best of 4.25.0.

Subsequent to WW2,he was a long-time official and volunteer with the Club,culminating in a period as President.

He was a contemporary of PW " Jimmy' Green,who founded Athletics Weekly,and also of our present Past-President and still active official,Doris Dean. Doris succeeded Ray's father,known affectionately as "Pop',as General Secretary of SAC.

Our thanks to Eric Thompson,another longtime SAC volunteer/stalwart,for the notification in AW.


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