Sir Donald was appointed President of the Conservation Society on 21 April 1995. He was a keen supporter, taking an interest in the work of the Society but without interference.
He was a regular attendee at Society Christmas gatherings at the Town Hall and at our annual garden parties. At Christmas parties he would step forward and use his strong and distinctive voice to call the winning numbers of the raffle, and to recount some of his many jokes, some quite risqué. He w