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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
I have never experienced such rawness of emotion and energy palpable in the room that night, as guest readers shared love letters written through time, personal and otherwise, reflecting grief, passion, belief, fear, anger, sorrow, gratefulness and kindness beyond. The evening was all about true love, one path one journey and what love means to each and every one of us and on this occasion the message was in support of “Lasting Life the Simon MacCorkindale Legacy”
Planning this night and the launch of “Lasting Life Love Letters” in the United Kingdom, as anyone would know was a far-reaching climb and at the top to exceed all expectations, meant everything.
My thanks to all those who helped along the way to make this vision a reality, it’s just the beginning of a plan for future fundraising that I believe will travel the world over.
For more images and to donate please visit https://lastinglife.org.uk/
Sunday, April 17th, 2016
Last night I was honoured to be invited to the charity dinner to celebrate the launch of Lasting Life The Simon MacCorkindale Legacy. Although I was somewhat nervous, everyone was there to celebrate Simon, raise awareness for the charity and to look to the future. It’s always good to hear lot of wonderful things about Simon, he touched many lives in different ways.
The night was rather emotional, but you could feel the love in the room for Simon and Susan as well. There was also lots of fun and some singing and dancing. It was very well organised and perfect way to celebrate the start of this new adventure.
We were given a pebble with a carved heart representing the stacked pebbles in the Lasting Life logo.
For me personally it was the best possible way to start off our year of Simon. My year just started a day early.
Thank you, Susan, for the invite
Sunday, February 14th, 2016
On Valentine’s Day international actress and horse breeder Susan George is launching the charity so close to her heart. Susan lost her beloved husband 5 years ago to cancer and Lasting Life the Simon MacCorkindale Legacy will aim to fundraise for cancer, specific needs and RAFT a 25 year established organisation pioneering medical research and changing the lives of many. Susan’s said today “The words on the homepage of the website alongside a photograph of pebbles on a beach each one holding up another, are a symbol of and what is needed in crisis times and what Simon would wish me to do in his name.”
International actress, photographer and champion Arabian horse breeder, Susan George is launching a new charity fund in honour of her late husband, Simon MacCorkindale, who died from cancer in 2010.
It has long been Susan’s dream to establish ‘Lasting Life – the Simon MacCorkindale Legacy’, a collaboration with award winning charity, RAFT (Restoration of Function and Appearance Trust) a charity which provides ground-breaking treatments for people who’ve suffered severe burns or life-changing limb loss, birth defects or serious illnesses such as cancer or bone disease.
Lasting Life officially launched on Valentine’s Day, Sunday 14th February 2016. A celebration launch event will take place on Saturday 16th April at Maunsel House in Somerset, the historic estate of Sir Benjamin Slade.
Monday, September 29th, 2014
Susan gave an interview on Radio 2 earlier today speaking about Simon’s illness and when is the right time to let others know about it
Friday, February 14th, 2014
Express article on Simon’s memorial
TRIBUTES were paid to the “shining light and life” of Simon MacCorkindale yesterday as 200 friends attended a memorial service in London.
The actor’s widow, actress Susan George, 63, said of her husband of 28 years: “He was the love of my life. He was my rock.”
Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
It was a very moving service with everyone in agreement at how approachable, kind, caring, hard-working and passionate Simon was and how he adored Susan.
A very fitting tribute to Simon.
Happy birthday Corky, you are still missed
Saturday, February 25th, 2012
If you wish to discuss this you can here http://www.simonmaccorkindale.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=1375
Sunday, October 31st, 2010
I’ve had a number of people ask about Simon’s funeral, I can give the following information:
There will be a private service, for family and friends only in the very near future.
There will also be a memorial at a later date (possibly later this year, but could be in the new year) which we can do something for, most probably flowers.
I’ll let everyone know further details as soon as I am aware of them
Edit 15th January 2011: As of yet, nothing has been arranged
If you wish to discuss this you can here http://www.simonmaccorkindale.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1053
Friday, October 15th, 2010
It was announced earlier today that Simon MacCorkindale passed away last night in a London Clinic.
Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this time
If you wish to discuss this you can here http://www.simonmaccorkindale.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=1048
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