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Philip Joseph, President and co-founder of the Friends, dies on 25 October 2015

Philip played a pivotal role in setting up the Friends in 1991, was its first chairman for a number of years and then became President until his death last week in his nineties.

He continued to take an active interest in the Friends and was quick to congratulate and comment on our activities. He was instrumental in getting recognition for and helping to preserve the Royal Parks as an invaluable asset in the heart of our busy capital city.

We send our sympathy to his family and friends. We will keep the Friends informed of plans for a memorial service.