Michael passed away peacefully at Backsippan care home, Astorp, Sweden on 8 December 2013 after many years’ residence abroad. He attended various events at MCS including Madrigals in 2009. He was a keen cricketer and played with South Oxfordshire Amateurs.

He was father to Fiona and Richard and grandfather to Auriol, Benny, Theo, Rollo and Ranulph.