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Gail Walkerdine

Gail Walkerdine

It is with great sorrow that we have to inform you of the passing of Gail Walkerdine. She became ill and passed away on Monday morning.

Update [1st December 2009]: We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to everyone who joined us to say farewell to Gail on Friday 27th November. Many of you offered your time, and in some cases even your bikes, to help us give Gail the send off she deserved; and the sheer number that turned up to ride with us made it a truly humbling experience for all.

Once again thank you all for your help and support. There are far too many of you to name, but in particular, we would like to thank Paul, Sam and the rest of the marshals. Everybody commented on what a fantastic job they did keeping the run as smooth as silk.

Pete Bunce
Gail you will be sadly missed, you lit up everyones lives with your wonderful personality and smile. We will always remember the good times we had in your company – Thankyou.
I will miss you my little care bear. So young so wrong. XX


Miss you.


Chris,Our thoughts are with you and your family in this time of great sadness.

No farewells were spoken, no time to say goodbye

You were gone before we knew it and only God will know why.




RIP gail russ@jo
Jo & Mick
Our thoughts are with you and your family Chris.Miss you Gail you and your smile will be with us always x.

Diane Dainty
Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday.Unseen, unheard but always near. Will always love and will be always dear.

To Chris & Family

Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear. We all will cherish the memories of the times we spent together. She is greatly missed, forever cherished and always remembered.



Gail Just glad that we could be part of your Life.Kent and Lynne



Sad at your passing but grateful for the good memories that will stay for ever
Couldn’t believe the news on facebook.Speechless.

RIP Gail – it’s not fair.

Love to Chris x



Gail. Missed for ever. RIPWurz & Donna

Pinky & Trigger
Couldn’t believe it when told the news on Monday evening. Chris, our thoughts are with you & the family.
when we think of the times we spent with you, we can’t help but smile… This seems wrong for a second, but then we realise thats who you were. Thanks for the smiles Gail. R.I.P.Thoughts with Chris and family.

love MAL & MARIE.

The world is a little darker today without your smile, till we meet again ride free little care bear xxxsally

Kev n Ness
In our thoughts, R.I.P Gail
RIP Gail. Deepest sympathies to Chris and family.
tef and kay
it was,is and always will be a privelige to have known you Gail
Andy M


We’ll see you further down the road Hun. Ride Free. The world is a little darker now.
Alan & Lisa
Goodbye Gail, it was a privilege to have known you.
Newport Pagnell
Condolences to Chris’s family, friends and fellow members of the Ogri.Words can seem empty at times like this but our thoughts are with you and your family




Ride Safe Little Bear
I can’t find the words to pay tribute to a wonderful person and friend. You will be deeply missed but not forgotten. It was a pleasure to have known you – RIP ‘Little Bear’.
Cliff & Janette
milton keynes
Thinking of you at this very sad time.xx R.I.P xx

Chris, Our condolences to you & yours.Gail, We’ll miss you and your smiles. They brightened up the darkest days.

Dave & Ellen. xx

Thomas Burbach
I don’t know what I can say about it, but may dad, Elke, Horst , Wolli , Anja, Frank Amels, Frank and Sarah and Me we are deepestly sorry .Condolences to Chris’s and her family.” If you cross a river, you have to leave a border(Mahatma Ghandi)”

The people we love will live for ever in our hearts.


You will always be remebered, our thoughts are with you Chris and Gails familyRoy & Jane

Brad Savages MC


Sorry to have heard the news, would just like to pass on my condolences to Chris and all of Gail’s friends and family.
Tracey McCorkell
Still don’t really know what to say, you will be sooo missed by sooo many. Chris & family will get as many bear hugs as they need from us substitute bears. Ride In Peace xxxx
Mark and Tracey
Honoured to have known you and called you a friend.miss you.


you know where we are anytime Chris.



Me and the whole MC Pegasus Bedburg are very, very sad about the passing of Gail and we are with Chris and Gail’s family in our thoughts. RIP Gail
Condolences to Chris & family it was a pleasure to have known GailTrev (Dying Breed)

So sorry to loose another biker, she rides with Alex now, ride free forever
Chrissie Ross
RIP Gail our thoughts go out to Chris and Gail’s family and all of her Ogri Brother and Sisters who will miss her – may your memories of her give you strengthChrissie & James

keith & Gill
A sad day for all, our deepest sympathy to Chris and family


My thoughts are with you chris and family. I can’t imagine what your going through. It was my good fortune to have known Gail.
qe + sue
our thoughts are with chris and family, deepest sympathy gail will be greatly missed


I’m struggling to find the words, gonna miss you but I will never forget you. RIP my friend.
Forest of Dean
Chris,really sorry to hear this

Gail you’ll be missed



We have lived together laughed together partied along the way, we had our ups and downs but never a dull day. 20 years of friendship suddenly taken away.You will always be in my heart Gail each and every day, my memory of you Gail will never fade away.

I will miss our little chats, ride free across the heavens Gail, my sister and my friend.

Axel & Jillanne


Gail, I can’t believe you’re gone. Chris, our thoughts are with you.
Dave Hughes


Can’t say how gutted I suddenly felt when I heard the news. Gail, God bless you and your memory..however it all works on the other side.. be blessed. Chris,my heart goes out to you. May her memory stay with you, and thoughts of the good times shared comfort you.
Bee and Fred
We will always remember you Gail. Ride on…
Angus Coe
So very so sorry for your loss. A lovely woman who will be sorely missed by all who enjoy the August rally.Angus (Slice & Dice)

Fi & Rex
Gail, you’ve been and always will be, a very special person in our lives; a solid friend with an easy laugh and a generous heart. Chris, our thoughts are with you – we’re here for you, whatever we can do. All our love, Fi & Rex
Frank & Sarah
We feel with you and we keep Gail in our mindFrank & Sarah

mark dinner
myself & all at shatterford mcc thinking of you at this timebest wishes to chris


Ivor and Cally
RIP Gail,our heartfelt thoughts and sympathies to Chris, family and friends.From us all at the Riders Branch.



ChrisI am so sorry to hear about gail, thinking of you. xxx

Steve Wounded Knee


A very sad reminder of the short span we have on this earth – live it well and enjoy as I trust Gail did, albeit one to leave us too soon.To all, be safe; to Gail, rest in peace; and to Chris, our thoughts are with you.

My thoughts are with Chris and all who knew and loved her. We always lose the good ones first, but memories never die. Keep smiling wherever you are Gail.
Babs parfitt
will always remember the day we meet you all those years ago, at MAG, you never had a bad word to say about anyone and your smile is one i will always remember, you will always be FOREVER YOUNG in my eyes, you never got any older, see you on the other side, big hugs for now Babs & Ant xx life really is a shit sometimes,love & hugs to you Chris x
Lynne Hill


Friendship is a gift ,and I’m glad to call you one of mine.Lots of good memories xxx

Caversham, Read
So very, very sorry to hear this sad news. I would like to send our sincerest sympathies on Gail’s tragic passing.Brotherhood of Old Bikers MC

BigAl Nomads UK

We just cant belive it. You will be forever missed by many. we were very privileged to have met you and will forever cherish the memories we have.Our thoughts are with you Chris, and both families for their loss.

A wonderful woman taken too soon.

Thinking of you Laura and Shunt.

steve ling
Sadly missed our thoughts are with you Chris and your family, Steve and Nora
freddie and lona
sorry to here of your loss our deepest sympathy


sorry 4 ya loss, i`m sure from ALL at the tigers,
pat and becci
we are deeply saddened and still shocked at the news, gonna miss seeing your smiling face ,,you were a great friend x we will miss you always xxx rest in peace sweetheart xxx all our love to you chris xxxxxx
Chris, very sorry to hear about Gail, our thoughts are with you.Stella Tiger MCC

Nat (wurz daughter
Milton Keynes
Im so sorry chris, have’nt seen gail for some time but i was completely sjhocked whe my Dad told me the news,Gail was amazing and i cannot amagine what you are going through. My heart goes out to both families at this terrible time.

Missed forever but never forgotten.

R.I.P gail x-x-x-x-x

Santa (Tiger MCC)


Deepest sympathy to Chris and all Gail’s family and friends. As long as she is in people’s hearts she is never really gone.
Kevina & Phill
So very sorry to hear about your loss Chris. Our thoughts are with you. R.I.P
Chris, I am so sorry for your loss, I knew Gail some 20 odd years ago when I worked with her and used to see her at the Duck in the Pond Pub and of course later ay various rallies. Such a lovely, vibrant, fun girl, its tragic she should be torn from you and us at such a young age. My thoughts are with you.
Our thoughts are with you Chris, such sad news. Sent on behalf of Paul, Margaret and myself.
Rest In Peace Gail – the world’s a colder place now you’re not here. I’ll never forget your kindness, generosity and true friendship to myself, Paula and all the kids. It’s been a privilege and honour to have known you chick. Rest assured we’ll take good care of the Big Fella. Sleep tight Little Bear xxxxxxxxxxxx
Linda and Will
There should be more happy people like Gail in the world. To think her smile won’t light up the room she is in any more is such a shame. There is no justice in this world.Will and Linda Holder



To all family & friends of Gail, our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.(Moonrakers MCC)

Baggy & Emily
R.I.P Gail our thoughts and prayers are with youbaggy & emily

Big John Klep
Hi Love ,this is how to get a big man small.It was great to knowing you and we sall dearly miss you.

Deepest sympathy to Chris , family and friends

Coz and John

darren ogri


will miss u. u have left a big hole 4 in the club which cant be filled.


Chris, I am deeply sorry for your loss. My thoughts go out to you and Gails family.
Kleppenjagers MC
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts go out to you Chris, and also to Gails family.
Rest in Peace Gail it was an honour and a pleasure to have known you for such a short time
Paul Nelson
RIP Gail, you will surely be missed but not forgotten, our thoughts are with you Chris and family, Paul & Joy
Steve & April
To Chris & family sorry to hear about Gail. Our thoughts are with you. Steve & April (Dying Breed Wiltshire)


sorry for you loss and the clubs loss thinking of you if i can do anything for you let me know woody and family
Tracey CSRC
deepest sympathies and thoughts.
pete and joy klep
beek en donk NL
Dear Chris,We should like to express our deepest sympathy for the loss of Gail. We hope that your wonderful memories of her will bring you comfort and peace at this difficult time.

Fly, fly little wing

Fly beyond imagining

Past the planet and the stars

Escape the sorrow and the pain

And fly again

Ogri.jon & Carmen
RIP Gail, had to play hard rock Blues electric guitar for 2 hours today for the sense of sadness felt. Our thoughts and memories are with you Chris, family and friends. Jon & Carmen.
Nick &Bev
Goodbye Gail,we will miss your smiling face.Chris, can’t express how bad we feel for you.You know where we are mate.


Jack & Karin
Thinking of you at this very sad time.
Scottish John
Chris, I was sorry to hear about Gail. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jan & Corrie Kleps


We wish Chris and the members of OGRI much strenght in these sad days.
Jan & Corrie Klep
Gemert Holland
We wish Chris and the members of OGRI a lot of strength in these sad days.
Tim & CJ – BBB MCC
Milton Keynes
Thinking of you all at this very sad time
Chris. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
Forest of Dean
To my wonderful beautiful girl Gail,I will always love you, forever yours, and forever in my heart…..Chris
Ron K
You will be missed. The years have flown by but you guys are remembered.
Chris: all words seem hollow, at a loss as what to say. My thoughts are with you.I will always remember Gail as the happiest club member, her smile and good nature would brighten the rainiest day. She was the sunshine of the UK when I came over.

RIP Gail, you will not be forgotten.


Chris, all words that come to mind sound hollow, at a loss as to what to say. My thoughts are with you.Gail, RIP. To me you were always the sunshine of the club, always happy, always smiling and always there with a good word. You will be sorely missed but you will never be forgotten.


Div Balls Chaos
Really sorry to hear about Gail – our thoughts and condolences are with you Chris
ride free Gail, glad i knew you for the short time i did. and so sorry for your loss Chris, my thoughts are with you and your families x
south yorks
I’m so sorry to hear about the untimely loss of Gail. My thoughts are with you Chris and all your family and friends
Bob&Anne Johnson
Hi Chris, we were shocked to here of Gails passing from Babswe will always remember her sunshine smile and humour.Our thoughts are with you. Bob& Anne

Chris & Family
Chris,Our sympathies go out to you at this time.

Gail will be missed by us all.

Chris, Emma & the Kids



My sincere condolences go to Ogri mcc and Gail’s family on the loss of such a wonderful woman.R.I.P. Gail



My sincere condolences to the family & all at OGRI MCC.Gail may you RIP.

Regards & Respect





Kent signed for both of us before…I’ve been utterly, utterly lost for words. Dear Gail, you were sensible and funny and brave and one of the sweetest, kindest people ever. You touched the lives of so many, and you will always shine bright as one of those who made a difference. The world was lucky to have you and I was privileged to call you a friend.


I was shocked to hear the news of your passing and especially as we had just made contact again after so many years.Both Nicola and I will always remember the happy days when we were in Kensington together (was it really over 20 years ago!)

Chris, in our thoughts


Simon and Nicola

Jock and Caroline


Really shocked to hear the sad news of Gail. Chris we are thinking of you and your family.Our thoughts will be with you on Friday.

Eddie G
Really shocked and saddened to get this news. My thoughts are with all of you.
Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and best wishes are with you at this sad time.Regards

Geoff, President 3Bs and the on behalf of the whole Club

Taff J
Chris, all the words wont help, but thinking of you buddyFond wishes


Jon.W (Bailiff)
Your loss is our loss your pain is our pain We send our sincere condolences to you and your family from all members of Warlocks MC 1% On behalf of all brothers in our nation R.I.P Gail.Jon.W Secretary Lincoln Chapter 517 Crew

Lydney, Glos
So Shocked to hear such sad news. Our condolences go out to Chris, and Gail and Chris’s family’s from Nina, Catherine and Joan Williams. She will be sadly missed. RIP Gail xxxxx
Still can’t comprehend it. Thanks for everything you and Chris have done for me over the years. Thanks for spending the time to help when I asked. Thanks for letting me stay when I needed a bed for the night. Thanks for everything. Miss you lovely girl.
tim and zoe


we are so sorry to hear this tragic news my heart goes out to you chris rip gail
Germany/ British
So very sorry to hear this tragic news. Gail was one of the nicest people I have met and always had time for a chat with everyone in the club. She has epitomised everything that is good in the biking world and my heart goes out to Chris. We will all miss her.
Co Durham
Chris,our thoughts are with you and the family mate.
Nicola Smith
Gail you are one of the nicest people I have met. It has been a pleasure knowing/working with you at RFDC. You will be missed by so many people.Chris and family: My heart is with you at this sad time….

Mark n’ Kati
Chris, Mark and I are thinking about you on this sad day. Take care, keep well
Raph & Sarah
Chris, we were shocked to hear about Gail’s passing. Our thoughts go out to you especially on this day and also to everyone who knew Gail.Raph & Sarah

Babs parfitt
Chris> yesterday the sun came out for you, you were so brave and hurting so much in side, stay strong my friend love is all around you, Babs & Ant xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Den & Phil Powell
It was with great sadness that we heard of your passing Gail. We have mourned your death but from now on we will celebrate your life. To Chris, family & Ogri – Soon sad memories will fade & only happy ones will remainThank you for allowing us to be part in Friday so that we could pay our respects to a fantastic person

xDen, on behalf of all of Glos MAG

Kevin Gladwell
My condolances to Chris and family. Also as an ex member of Orgi MCC .. I shall remember Gail as a lover of fun. . a sad loss indeed.
iain mcmurtrie
Very sorry to the news my thoughts are with her family.