Eastbourne lifeboats mourn the passing of Daphne Lake who lost her fight against illness on 24th April 2013. Daphne was a member of the RNLI fundraising committee for 41 years which was her pride and joy, her contribution will be sadly missed.

A keen supporter of the Scouting movement Daphne helped with her local Cub Scout pack from the age of 16 and became an Assistant Cub Scout Leader at the age of 18.

Daphne was also a very strong Church person and supported the Church of St. Richards, Langney in many roles.

The funeral will be held on Friday May 17th at 11.15 at St Richards Church, Eastbourne. The family have requested no flowers but donations please to either Eastbourne RNLI or St Richards.