Death: Ralph Gregson MBE Has Died – Ralph Gregson MBE has sadly passed away, Founder, Ralph Ernest Gregson MBE dedicated his life to serving others and died on 6th April aged 91. The announcement of Ralph’s death was made via Facebook by Birkdale Civic Society.
He and his wife Pat, who were married in May 1955, worked tirelessly over many years for a myriad of good causes in Southport.
Birkdale Civic Society wrote; “Ralph was first elected to the Southport Borough Council in May 1971 for West Ward and subsequently served on Sefton Borough Council as a Councilor in Birkdale Ward from 1974 to 1986 and was for many years Chairman of the Tourist and Attractions Committee. His duties included Festival and Conference promotions as well as coaxing show business personalities to the Theatre. In his early working life, Ralph had been employed in the Southport Publicity and Attractions Department before moving to a similar post in Hayes in 1952. In later years he became a fashion buyer at Littlewoods traveling extensively in the Far East.”
The obituary will be officially released by the family