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21 Feb 2019Phil Sears - Funeral Arrangements

Phil Sears - Funeral Arrangements

Phil Sears, a much loved CS&PF observer following the completion of a channel relay several years ago, lost his battle with cancer in February.

Over the years, he has influenced many people to pursue open water swimming dreams. He was also a masters coach at Dorking Swimming Club

Phil Sears' familty have confirmed the funeral details and have asked us to share them.

The funeral will take place at Clandon Wood Natural Burial Ground on Monday 4th March at 12.00.

Please wear sensible shoes.

Clandon Wood, Epsom Road, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7FN
(For older Sat Navs use GU4 7TT)

Click here for further information about Clandon Wood.

No flowers but donations can be made at www.justgiving.com/philipsears

Rest in peace, Phil. Our thoughts go to all his family and friends that he’s left behind.

Sandettie Lightship Observations

7pm, 1st August 2018


Water: 64.8 °F (18.2 °C)

Air: 64.4 °F (18 °C)

Wind Speed: 12.0 kn (22.2 km/h)

Wind Direction: WSW (240°)

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