DAWSON: Max

Died June 2015, aged 79: The funeral of SCA member Max Dawson, who died in Portugal, was held at Wakefield Crematorium on Monday, 13 July 2015. He had been on a holiday cruise when he was taken ill aboard ship, after which he was transferred to hospital in Lisbon, where he died. Max, who lived in Walton Lane, Sandal, had been a manager with the Bradford and Bingley Building Society before working for other local businesses. He was for many years treasurer of Wakefield 41 Club, where his jokes kept everyone entertained.He left a widow, Barbara, and two sons, Michael and David. While Max was ill and receiving treatment, Michael flew out to Lisbon each week to be by his father's bedside.

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