There has been an outpouring of love and support for Dave Peters from BBFC Members and Beatle Fans since we announced his sad loss last week.
Dave's funeral took place on December 21, and it was the perfect tribute to a wonderful man. His importance to Beatle fans was acknowledged at his funeral, and Kip (the Rector at St Peter’s) finished his eulogy by using Beatle song titles to describe how wonderful Dave was, and how he had given so much to so many people throughout his life
There were tears of sadness of course, but also much laughter throughout the service and especially at the end when Dave left St Peter's for the final time to the rousing theme from Star Wars! (His personal request!).
I spoke with one of Dave's sons at the end of the service, and he told me that the comments from the Beatle fans worldwide have meant the world to them. Please be assured that all comments or memories here, or at any of the BBFC online groups, have been passed on to Dave's family (as will any future messages).
You can also leave messages on the St Peter's online guestbook by clicking here
Dave's last days were spent in the wonderful care of the Marie Curie hospice in Woolton, and Dave's family asked that, instead of flowers, donations were made in Dave's memory to Marie Curie. The BBFC sent a donation as a token of our respect, and also in an attempt to say thank you for all Dave has done for Beatle fans.
The donation was sent on behalf of all BBFC Members, but if you would like to make a personal donation you can do so by clicking this link:
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Dave is at peace, but his loss will be deeply felt. He was a wonderful ambassador for Liverpool, and for the Beatles, and although he will be sorely missed he will never be forgotten.