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Ron Newby, 1944-2008

Ron Newby MBE, founder and chief executive of international Christian children’s charity Global Care, died, aged 64, on October 16 in Nuneaton, following a short illness. He leaves two daughters, four grandchildren, and numerous adopted children worldwide.

John White, Ron’s deputy and now Global Care’s acting chief executive officer, said: ‘Ron’s passing is felt so keenly by the UK and overseas staff, the children, the volunteers and the management of Global Care. Without question his lasting legacy will be the life changing projects, the relationships and genuine compassion which has touched so many. We share his vision to touch ever more vulnerable lives through the continuation of his work’.