David Oldershaw obituary

My uncle, David Oldershaw, who has died from cancer aged 69, was a social worker and community activist.

David was a man of integrity and principle, committed to social justice and empowering people, gifted in pulling the best from others. Colleagues at Leicester city council, where from 2002 he was service director, resources, social care and health, remember him as thoughtful, attentive, reasonable; someone who could bring big ideas into reality, but not seeking the limelight, often steering things invisibly from the back seat.

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Category: Social Work