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TRIBUTES TO NEPAL CRASH VICTIM, 57.

SCHOOLS are paying tribute to a man killed in the Nepal plane crash.

Timothy Oakes, 57, from Warrington, who was on a trip to Everest base camp, was one of seven Britons to die in the tragedy.

The keen mountaineer worked for Lancashire County Council as an adviser to secondary schools.

On Saturday, Ormskirk School dedicated a concert to mark the school's 400th anniversary to Mr Oakes. Head teacher John Doyle praised his role in the school's success and his support over the last four years.

And, on Friday ,Our Lady Queen of Peace college, in Skelmersdale, is preparing to hold a Mass for the whole school in his memory at 9am.

It has invited representatives from other high schools in the area to take part in the service.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Oct 2, 2012
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