Scouters die in St Petersburg
Tue, 23 Aug 1994 18:30:31 EDT
This was received on rec.scouting today (22 Aug 94). I think it would be a
good thing if we were to pass along our condolences so that they can be
collected and forwarded to the families and Scout Groups these special
people belonged to.
>3 Scout leaders have been killed in a road accident in St Petersburg
>following the 1st Russian Jamboree. They are Linda Hollis or Australia.
>Linda's husband has done a lot of work in Australia for Russian Scouting
>and had taken Australian Scouts to Russia this summer as part of an
>Eastern European tour. Murray is not hurt.
>Mike Durnan, spiritual leader of the UK work party at the Jamboree was also
>Marsha Platinova (not quite sure about the spelling of her last name).
>was an interpreter and a good friend of UK Scouts who had visited the
>It is understood that they were waiting for a bus to take them to the
>airport when the bus lost control and hit the three who died.
>I hope you will all pray for them and their families.
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