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Abigail Rose Craddock (nee Guy)

We are indebted to Abie's brother, Ed Guy (OP 2016) for this tribute
Abie at her graduation
Abie at her graduation

Abie joined PGS in Year 7 in 2007 and left after completing her IB diploma in 2014.

During her time at PGS she developed a love of education, and her ambition was to become a secondary school chemistry teacher, heading off to the University of Sussex to start her Masters in chemistry.

Part way through her second year she was diagnosed with a rare advanced and incurable sarcoma; her determination to succeed was undiminished and she completed her degree on time. Her limited mobility led to a revision of her teaching plans and, after a period volunteering in a local infant school, she commenced training as a primary school teacher. Sadly due to the combination of her deteriorating health and the limitation of classroom experience through the pandemic she did not complete her teaching qualification.

Abie never stopped living life to the full. She met Jason in Brighton and their relationship flourished despite her health challenges. They married in 2018, an incredibly joyful day. Abie remained a stalwart Harry Potter fan and showed us all that happiness can indeed be found in the darkest of times.

She is much loved and missed by those fortunate enough to have been close to her, including her younger brother Ed (OP 2016).

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