Passing of a boatie

18th August 2011

Red Beach Surf Club members are mourning the death of surf boat rower and club lifeguard Jonathan East, right, who passed away on 15 August after a brief illness.
Jonathan (34) joined Red Beach in December 2009 and gained his Surf Lifeguard Award a month later. For the past two summers he rowed for the Rednecks boat crew and then the Redliners crew.
At the club’s prize giving night in May 2010 he was the inaugural winner of the Craig Dillon Cup for Most Improved Male Rower for the 2009-10 season.
The club extends its sincere sympathy to Jonathan’s family and to all who knew him.