Saddened to hear of death of Rupert Taylor

From: Phil DennettJunction Road, Burgess Hill

I was saddened to hear of the sudden and unexpected death of Rupert Taylor reported last week.

As well as working on other Sussex papers, Rupert also had a brief spell on the Mid Sussex Times at Haywards Heath, where his charming and talented wife Charlotte had also worked before her early death.

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Rupert was a model for any young reporter willing to learn from him, producing concise, accurate and easily-read copy without fuss.

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More than that he was a true gentleman, with a great and at times quirky sense of humour. Working with him was a pleasure, and it is such a shame that he enjoyed only two years of retirement before passing away.

My thoughts are with his family. Rest in Peace Rupert.