Dedicated to the memory of Peter Draper

This site is a tribute to Dr Peter Draper, the inspirational public health doctor and humanist. Loving husband to Carol, father to Jane and Nick, stepfather to Emma and Kayte. Also mourned by his five grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; and by longstanding friends. He is much loved and will always be remembered.

See his obituary in The Guardian newspaper at the following link:

Celebration of his campaigning life on Wednesday 10 May '17 at 6-8.30pm . All warmly welcome.  Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL  See Faculty of Public Health for speakers and details.


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Epitaph on a Friend by Robert Burns: "An honest man here lies at rest, The friend of man, the friend of truth, The friend of age, and guide of youth; Few hearts like his, with virtue warm'd, Few heads with knowledge so inform'd; If there's another world, he lives in bliss; If there is none, he made the best of this."
Sent by Carol on 26/06/2017
Music brings you to my mind so often. Slow & mournful, reflective & soft, or vigorous & rousing, there's a piece of music for all of you. X
Sent by Emma on 10/04/2017
We miss you so much, Dad.You were a man of enormous passion and principle and I wish I had told you I admired those qualities. I had no idea how many charities you supported and your vital role in the development of public health policy- you really played that down, hey? I don't think you remembered giving us Labour party posters to colour in for you in your campaign days- 'How now Brown cow.' Nick and I were given crayons to colour in the cow! I remember it well. You grew lots of vegetables and fruit and Mum made bread: with your aran jumper, you were really living 'The Good Life!' We had some great holidays in the caravan with Will and Nick sleeping in the awning- it saved Nick and I arguing about who had the top bunk. Icecream was your downfall- always an irresistible treat, especially vanilla. Along with a good pint of beer, you were happy! We have so many precious memories and we will love you always Dad, Grandpa xxxx
Sent by Jane on 21/09/2016

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