This is the saddest post I have written on this Escaping Hitler blog. Joe Stirling died peacefully on Sunday afternoon, 9th February, aged 95. He had been suffering from a chest infection for about 2 weeks and he was well cared for and loved at the end. I had known Joe since December 2011 and over our time researching and writing his book together, followed by our hundreds of public appearances to share his remarkable story, we grew close and I loved him dearly. I owe him so much. This very special man leaves a large devoted family covering all generations. They and so many others, both in Norfolk and well beyond, will miss him. I am posting just a few of my favourite photos to mark his passing. At peace now.
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Only just heard about Joe’s passing. So sorry to hear this. I know how much he meant to you.
Thanks Peter. I am heartbroken but he made a good age and I benefitted from his friendship and support for nearly 10 years. Will miss my Joe.