John Paul Young Rest in peace march 2020
John Joined phab as a member at the age of 17 and over the years was elected leader and chair of management committee and was club secretary when he died. He also acted as club disability accessibility officer and was very successful over many years working to improve the disabled access of the local community. He was the recipient of one of the first Watford Council Audentia awards as well as a British citizen award for volunteering which was presented to him at the house of commons.
John a wheelchair user for all his life never let this stop him achieving whated he wanted as well as helping making others lives better. He got qualified as a sports coach in athletics, shooting etc and well as becoming qualified and working as one of a few disabled door supervisors.
Over the last few years john used his efforts and many connections to raise funds for the Phab club again making a big difference.
John has been a big part of Bushey and Watford Phab club and friend and he will be remembered and missed.
Rest In Peace John Young.
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