Robert Elliot was Secretary of HBS for many years and also a leader of the Theravada Group. He fell ill in 2013 and had to withdraw from active membership. His wife Rose wrote an article about his illness in Woman & Home magazine. You can read it here or by going to womanandhome.com and searching for Rose Elliot. Robert passed away on Boxing Day 2015. On Saturday 7th May 2016 there was a tree planting ceremony at Chithurst Monastery in his memory. It was attended on a bright and sunny day by Rose, her daughters and some old friends including members of the HBS.
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