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Friends of editor who died last year to celebrate his life

Friends of an editor who died last year are being invited to gather and celebrate his memory.

Philip Thurlow Craig, who for many years edited the Staffordshire Life magazine and was also agricultural editor of the Staffordshire Newsletter, died in October aged 81 after a long illness.

Alongside his work for the Staffordshire Newsletter and Staffordshire Life he supported community organisations and charities in Stafford, including Talking Newspapers for the Blind and Neighbourhood Watch.

He retired at the age of 65.

Philip Craig

Philip also assisted Staffordshire and Birmingham Agricultural Society, which stages the annual Staffordshire County Show, as a press officer.

Those who knew Philip are invited to celebrate his life and contributions to the Stafford community on Thursday 25 January.

The memorial celebration will take place from 6pm onwards in the back bar of the Swan in Greengate Street, Stafford.