I have just received the following message from Dave Maclaren's daughter Alison. "Dad passed away last night just before midnight. He is at least at peace now as he was suffering dreadfully in the end. Scarlette sang all her children's choir songs to him last night like an angel lifting him up to heaven. On the way home she said Grandpa was a good man and would be taken up to heaven in a chariot of fire. Thank you all so very very much for your kindness and loving support. X" For those too young to have seen him play, be assured that Dave Maclaren was one of our finest post-war goalkeepers. He had lived in Australia for more than forty years and passed away in Castlemaine, Australia.