The funeral service for NewLease co-founder and group managing director, Doug Tutus, will be held on Friday, March 7, at 10.30am at St Johns Uniting Church, the corner of Mt Alexander Rd and Buckley St, Essendon, Victoria.
Doug's family invites friends and colleagues to join them to farewell their beloved Doug.
The service will be followed by a gathering at Riverside Golf Club, Newsom Rd, Ascot Vale, from 12:00pm.
In lieu of flowers and gifts the family would like to honour Doug’s memory by supporting his charity of choice - A Start in Life. The charity supports Australian Students in need, helping them to overcome significant barriers to achieving their educational ambitions. If you would like to make a donation in Doug’s honour please CLICK HERE .
The tribute website, In Loving Memory of Doug Tutus, is still active and messages to Doug’s family, friends and colleagues can still be left on the site if you are unable to attend the service.
The staff and board of NewLease has also thanked everyone for their messages of condolence and support since the announcement of Doug’s passing.
in statement, the company said, "The kindness and love we have felt has been greatly appreciated during this difficult time, as have the personal messages posted on the memorial website which are both heartbreaking and comforting simultaneously."
Doug Tutus passed away suddenly during a trip to Canada a few weeks ago. He will be sadly missed.