Month: June 2021

Alma Van Der Merwe

Alma van der Merwe, a retired teacher of Kingsmead College in Johannesburg, Gauteng, passed away on 30 Jun 2021. Via Lisa Pienaar (Facebook Facebook group link:

Monty Albert Koert

Monty Koert, HOD and educator at Strelitzia Primary School in Bethelsdorp Ext 31, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape passed on 28 June 2021 due to covid complications. Via Olivia Koert: Memorial Service:

Lionel Murcott

Lionel Murcott, art teacher, artist and poet (previously at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg), Gauteng passed away on the 23rd of June 2021. Facebook link:

John Lawrence Crawford

Well-knownΒ and respected physics lecturerΒ John Lawrence CrawfordΒ (BSc 1959) died in his home on 17 June 2021, just short of his 84th birthday. Described as β€œan institution” who dedicated himself to first year auxiliary physics, he taught generations of students from the Health Sciences Faculty: medics, dentists, physiotherapists, nurses, occupational therapists and pharmacists. Many benefitted from his …

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