Laurie Lovelock Death – Cause of Death: Former President of Hawthorn Cycling Club, Laurie Lovelock has passed away.
Laurie was one of the individuals who played integral role to help establish the Hawthorn Cycling Club in 2011. He held leadership positions of Vice President from 2011 to 2014, President from 2014 to 2017.
“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our former president, life member, recipient of Cycling Victoria’s Meritorious Service Medal, friend and mentor, Laurie Lovelock,” the club announced via Facebook page.
Laurie continued to closely support the clubs committee in the role of Past President until his passing.
Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.
“Many of Laurie’s legacies are intertwined throughout the club and lay at the heart of its strong community and growth. Most notably would be his leadership for change in encouraging women’s participation, junior development and spearheading the Wednesday night Teardrop criteriums with a culture focused on inclusion and safety.”
Laurie is remembered for his passion for all things cycling, his good humour and patience, his attention to detail and constant support to help others achieve on and off the bike. “He helped create a club based around fun, friendship, safety and strong riding.”
Feel free to drop condolences messages and prayers for the family and friends of the deceased as it will go a very long way at this difficult time of theirs.