Dr Trevor D. Ford OBE
19 August 1925 - 22 February 2017
With sadness we note the passing of our Life President Dr Trevor Ford.
Trevor Ford died on February 22nd, just two months before his 92nd birthday. As many will know, Trevor had been confined to a wheelchair for many months after surgery, but had continued to add to his published papers.
He read geology at Sheffield University 1947-1950, followed by a Ph.D on the Ingleton Coalfield 1950-1053. He was appointed Assistant Lecturer at the University of Leicester 1952, and was successively Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and, finally, Associate Dean for Combined Studies in Science 1986-1988. He retired in 1989, and was made an Honorary Research Fellow.
In 1997, Trevor was awarded the O.B.E. in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, for “Services to Geology and Cave Science”.