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Guy was an intrepid adventurer and traveller who loved snowboarding, scuba diving and paragliding. After graduating from Newcastle University with a first class degree in Marine Biology, he worked as a scuba diving instructor in East Timor and Indonesia for two years before travelling to Nepal where he spent the winter of 2010/11 learning to paraglide.
Guy was intelligent, warm, compassionate and non-judgmental; a wise and caring son and brother and dear friend to many people all over the world. Despite his youth and legendary sense of fun and zest for life, he had a reputation as a responsible and gifted teacher with a talent for developing friendships with anyone, whatever their background, nationality or age.
“He was truly, brightly alive, turned right on, bright as the brightest. Everyone loved him. What a man. One of the best. A true adventurer. We should celebrate his handsomeness, presence, authority, downright hail-friend-well-metness, bravery and fun.” Will Clark, a friend of Guy’s.
Watch a video of Guy paragliding in Nepal
Guy undoubtedly lived his life to the absolute fullest, died doing what he loved, and without intention inspired many others to follow their dreams.