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David Keltie: a celebration of his life

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It has been truly humbling, and deeply comforting, to have been inundated with so many lovely messages since we announced the passing of our beloved friend and colleague David Keltie. We appreciate each and every kind word.

A service in celebration of David’s wonderful life will take place in Southwark Cathedral at 3:30pm on Thursday 10 March. The service will be followed by a drinks reception.

As space and therefore numbers will be limited, we ask those who would like to attend to let us know as soon as possible please, by email to celebration@keltie.com. Further details of the event will be emailed to attendees in due course.

We look forward to sharing happy memories of David with the many people who loved him.


In his final weeks, David was cared for at the Marie Curie Hospice in Hampstead, London. Donations in David’s memory will help the Hospice to continue its wonderful work.


  1. James Slattery says:


    It is very sad to read that David has passed on — very sad.

    He was wonderful, caring person. It was great to be with him when we summited Kilimanjaro and to reminisce when our paths crossed over the years.

    I hope to be in London on March 10th.

    In sympathy,

    James Slattery

  2. Lynda Turner says:

    I am so sorry to learn that David finally lost his heroic battle against the pernicious disease that he was unlucky enough to have had. I did not know David very well, but in the short interaction I enjoyed with him, I found him to be an interesting, humorous and robust character, he made on laugh. I felt that he was a warm person so to speak and I am aware that he was very kind and caring.

    I would be very pleased to be able to join in with celebrating his life at Southwark Cathedral on the 10th March, please count me in.

    Condolences and kind regards,

    Lynda Turner

  3. “A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies” (Flaubert). I will always remember David.

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