Seton Thompson (1935-2017)

2017-01-18 06:01
 Former ‘Fever’ journalist, Seton Thompson. Photo: FILE

Former ‘Fever’ journalist, Seton Thompson. Photo: FILE

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IT is with great sadness that Amanzimtoti Fever reports the death on Saturday of well-known and highly respected journalist, Seton Thompson.

Among the many publications Seton­ worked on, Upper Coast Fever was one.

“A true ‘officer and gentleman’. An absolute professional in everything he did, and a pleasure to work with,” said Lynn Hitchcock, former Upper Coast Fever editor.

“Seton Thompson was a well-known man in Scottburgh, journalist, well-respected, very knowledgeable and good supporter of Khanya Hospice,” Khanya Hospice CEO, Neil McDonald said.

Thompson leaves his wife Rose, a daughter and a son.

Rose said the family takes comfort in the fact that he is no longer in pain.

“It was Seton’s wish not to have a funeral. It is more important for us that those who care send us a card or phone us,” she said.

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