Mr Clive James Brooks


Mercifully released aged 79

Much loved by his wife Jane
Daughter Patricia
Son Geoffrey
Son-in-Law Hilbert
Grandson Xandor
Brothers Nick and Tim
Brother-in-Law Colin

A loving and enthusiastic husband and dad,
Clive’s lovable eccentricity and sense of humour
will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Due to current restrictions, Clive's Memorial Service will be a Private Celebration of his life.

His service can be streamed on Friday, 27th November 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via the link below.

Donations, in lieu of flowers, to Dementia Australia
PO Box 6042, North Ryde NSW 2113
will be greatly appreciated.

When you click the link below, it takes you to a title page that will show the name, time, day etc of the funeral.

This will have a start time also, displayed in the time zone of the country that you are watching the link from.

When it gets within an hour or so of start time, this automatically changes to a countdown timer.

The page will automatically change to the live broadcast just prior to 10am local time. There is no need to log in or do anything other than click on the following hyperlink:

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"Clive will be greatly missed. Sincere sympathy to Jane & family -
Julie & Geoff, Mark Tonkin Emma & Michael Leishman"
– Geoff Tonkin 29th Nov 2020 - 08:52:31 AM

"What a wonderful celebration of Clive. A lovely tribute to a delightfully quirky man. Well done Jane and all those who spoke - you brought out his eccentricity and his sense of fun, as well as his serious side. We have lost a great character and friend.
Loving sympathy to all,"
– Michael and Rachel Evans 28th Nov 2020 - 01:05:14 PM

"Jane, you and Clive were perfect soulmates. He has flown but the memories you shared will endure through yourself and to future generations. Thinking of you and the family."
– Sandy Schultheis 27th Nov 2020 - 01:55:20 PM

"A beautiful celebration of the life of Moses. Deeply sorry to have missed it. Much love from Margaret and Oliver Mayo"
– Oliver Mayo 27th Nov 2020 - 11:57:24 AM

"My love & thoughts to Clive’s Family and Friends...
Just joined the live stream of The beautiful celebration of his life"
– Kate Hamilton 27th Nov 2020 - 11:48:59 AM

"Clive I will not forget you and our work together representing members of the State Pension scheme. Without your input to arguments we laid before various authorities, and your advice that kept us secure in the manner of presenting those arguments, we would have been able to do little.
Ray Hickman"
– Ray Hickman 27th Nov 2020 - 09:57:11 AM

"Remembering Clive, and his very great kindness, and sending lots of love to Jane, Patricia and Geoff."
– Catherine and Andrew 27th Nov 2020 - 09:14:20 AM

"Jane and family - you are in my thoughts.
Love and sympathy, Annette."
– Annette Taylor 26th Nov 2020 - 10:20:12 PM

"May the best memories of Clive warm your heart when you are grieving your loss the most. Who is remembered, always lives."
– James and Renee Hills 25th Nov 2020 - 11:05:25 PM

"I'm pretty sure I only met you once, Clive, but I extend the commiserations of the Sydney Unitarian Church."
– Michael McPhee 25th Nov 2020 - 08:54:45 PM

"Dear Clive - fond memories of you and Jane escorting me home in the wee hours at our last Melbourne Conference. Love and best wishes to Jane and family from Kathy Nielssen Perth Unitarians"
– Katy Nielssen 25th Nov 2020 - 03:31:46 PM

"Happy memories of you at past ANZUUA conferences. Best wishes to Jane and family from Peter Ferguson on behalf of the Perth Group."
– Peter Ferguson 25th Nov 2020 - 03:25:54 PM

"Dear Clive, you were such a character to have in our Development Office at The University of Adelaide . You were a wonderful volunteer for us and I still often picture you as you used to arrive in our office after walking in from home. Love and best wishes to Jane & family during this sad time. Xo"
– Robyn Brown 24th Nov 2020 - 09:39:15 PM

"Dear Clive, you are very much missed walking the Mt Lofty Trail with Jane. Continue on your journey walking through the universe. X"
– Robyn Kunko 24th Nov 2020 - 03:09:42 PM