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  • "Phillip wrote three biographies for the Australian..."
    - Malcolm Allbrook
  • "The International Commission on the History of Geological..."
    - Barry Cooper
  • "The Australian Geoscience Council is deeply saddened by the..."
    - Bill Shaw AGC President
  • "Rest peacefully Phil. I have so many fond memories out..."
    - Ted Playton
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    - Lynne Milne
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PLAYFORD (Phillip Elliott): 27.11.1931 to 12.07.2017, aged 85. Geologist, historian and explorer. Loved husband of Cynthia, loving father of Julia, and Katherine (Taffy) and father-in-law of Tony Roberts and Geoff Blacklock. Brother of Geoff Playford. Devoted grandfather of James and Eloise Blacklock and Laura and Maxwell Roberts.
He will be remembered for his enormous smile and infectious enthusiasm for rocks, wrecks and reefs.

Published in The West Australian on July 13, 2017
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