Lynton Collen Obituary, Death – The Past Pupils Association of Howick High School is deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Lynton Collen, our esteemed Headboy from the Class of 1971. Lynton Collen was not only a distinguished alum but also a beacon of inspiration and leadership within our school community. It is with heavy heart that we extend our heartfelt condolences to his family during this difficult time.
Lynton Collen’s legacy within our school remains indelible. As Headboy, he exemplified qualities of dedication, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. He led by example, fostering a sense of unity and purpose among his fellow students. His leadership left an enduring mark on our institution, setting a high standard for all who followed in his footsteps.
Beyond his role as Headboy, Lynton continued to be an engaged and supportive member of our school’s community long after graduation. His contributions, whether through mentorship, volunteer work, or his unwavering dedication to our alma mater, were invaluable. He remained a source of guidance and inspiration for generations of students who had the privilege of knowing him.
Lynton Collen’s battle with cancer was a testament to his courage and resilience. Throughout his journey, he faced adversity with grace and determination, proving himself to be a true fighter. His strength in the face of such a challenging illness served as an inspiration to all who knew him.
As we mourn the loss of a beloved Headboy and cherished alumnus, we also celebrate the life and legacy of Lynton Collen. May he rest in peace, knowing that his memory will forever be etched in the annals of our school’s history. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time, and we join together as a school community to honor his memory and the impact he had on all of us.