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CORSER Sydney

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CORSER SYDNEY DOUGLAS (OBE AM CitWA):

Passed away peacefully Saturday 6th April age 88 years. A truly wonderful, loving and gracious husband to Danae, father to Dee, Lisa, Jane and John and grandfather to Joshua, Sam, Reuben, Daisy, Isabela and Madison. Eldest son of Norma and Eric Corser deceased. A very special man who enriched the lives of all who knew him. He will be very sadly missed by all.

Rest in peace our darling. Danae, Dee, Lisa, Jane, John

Published 8th Apr, 2019
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  • CORSER (Sydney ):

    Dearest Danae and all the Corser Family

    Our hearts are heavy as we send our condolences in the passing of Syd. Wonderful advocates for Esplanade living and kind, caring and supportive friends of Lesley and the Green family from 227 over many years. Farewell to an exemplary human being. Big hugs Danae.

    Love Lesley and Kerry

    Wednesday, 17 April 2019 Submitted online by Kerry Lalich
  • CORSER (Sydney):

    On behalf of the Douglas Families our warm and sincere condolences to Danae, Dee, Lisa, Jane, John and all the Grandchildren. While Syd gifted many with his kindness, generosity, philosophies and sage advice, he also gifted us with his Grand daughter Daisy Clementine. "The Gift of Life" Syd is the reason Daisy came into our lives. His spirit lives on. Vale: Sydney Douglas Corser.

    Lindsay, Harmony, Glen and Oscar, Lawson and Daisy Douglas.

    Monday, 15 April 2019 Submitted online by Linz Douglas
  • CORSER (Sydney):

    Thank you to Syd for lasting memories of the foresight, spirit and dedication for the Inaugural J.E.S.S Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club yachting tour which commenced in 1988 and opened world sailing and travel opportunities for WA children. Sailing now with Huck Scott. Sincere sympathies to Danae John and families.

    Vale Chrissie Jordan

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Submitted online by Christine Jordan
  • CORSER (Sydney): 

    The Kentian Society and the Kentian Scholarship Foundation extends their sympathy to Danae and her family on the passing of Syd, ex student, Kentian and Foundation donor.

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Submitted online by Kentian Society
  • CORSER (Sydney):

    Kind, considerate, caring. An extraordinary mind with a genuine interest in helping anyone who needed a hand. Will be fondly missed. Noel.

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Submitted online by Noel Rogers

  • CORSER (SYDNEY DOUGLAS)

    Farewell my beloved brother. Brother-in-law to Ken, uncle to Diedre and Brad. You will always remain in our hearts.

    Love Margaret

    Monday, 8 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY DOUGLAS) OBE AM

    Loving brother of Geraldine and Charmian (dec), brother-in-law of Ron, admired uncle of Blake, Gemma and Yolande. Uncle-in-law of Phil and Lucas. Great uncle of Marielle, Charles and Amelie; Hamish Campbell and Georgia.

    Our wise, wise patriarch resting at last.

    A great man does not seek applause, or place;

    he seeks for truth;

    he seeks the road to happiness,

    and what he ascertains,

    he gives to others.

    Monday, 8 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYDNEY The LandCorp Board, management and staff express their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Syd. Syd was a valued, respected former Board Director at LandCorp, his contribution to the property industry will be remembered.

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (Sydney Douglas) OBE AM:

    Loved and respected brother-in-law of Brett and Lesley and admired uncle of Joanne and Claire. Uncle-in-law of Adam and Maurice and great uncle of Thomas and Connor. A true friend and gentleman to all who met him. He will be sorely missed.

    Fondly remembered by Jane, Trevor and Steph.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYDNEY DOUGLAS

    (OBE AM CitWA):

    A long, virtuous and creative life. An inspiration to many. Always in our hearts.

    Deepest sympathy to Danae, Dee, Lisa, Jane and John.

    Roger, Louise, Natalie, Nick, Alison and Will.

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • CORSER (SYDNEY) OBE AM

    The Liberal Party of WA extends our deepest sympathy to the Corser Family. The Party sincerely acknowledges the contribution Mr Corser made to the Party, particularly as a former Chairman of its Finance Committee. Rest in Peace.

    Tuesday, 16 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYD)

    Heartfelt sympathy to dear Danae, Dee, Lisa, Jane and John and families. Syd was always kind and helpful and will be remembered with affection. Love Dawn, Alan (dec) and Sandra.

    Saturday, 13 April 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • CORSER (SYD)

    The West Australian Football Commission extends it's deepest sympathy to Danae and the Corser family on the sad passing of Syd.

    Syd made a valuable contribution to football in WA and will be sadly missed. Syd was a Foundation Board Member at the Fremantle Football Club and honoured in 2017 with Life Membership. On behalf of the WA Football Family we acknowledge his leadership and commitment to our great game and thank him sincerely. Rest peacefully.

    Saturday, 13 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY)

    On behalf of the Commodore, Board of Management, staff and members of Fremantle Sailing Club, we wish to pass on our condolences to the Corser family on the passing of Sydney. An honorary member and a man who contributed a great deal to the Club for many years. May he Rest in Peace.

    Board of Management and staff of Fremantle Sailing Club

    Saturday, 13 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYD The Harbour Master Committee and members extend their sincere condolences to Danae and Family.

    Syd was a Foundation Harbour Master member of the Fremantle Football Club who was a significant contributor and loyal supporter to our group.

    Saturday, 13 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYDNEY A very distinguished gentleman. My thoughts are with Danae and Family. Goodbye Compass Rose. Love Nelleck

    Saturday, 13 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYD Champion. Instrumental in establishing, competing in, mentoring and continuing support of our fleet. A true gentleman, role model and inspiration to all of us. Our heartfelt condolences to Danae, Dee, Lisa, Jane, John and families on their loss. Sail on "Darkie" fair winds and forever fast. Royal Freshwater Bay YC Etchells Fleet.

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY DOUGLAS)

    OBE AM CITWA

    The Warren Jones Foundation extend their sincere condolences to Danae, John, Lisa, Dee and Jane upon the passing of Syd Corser. Syd was instrumental in establishing the Foundation and it is as a result of his enthusiasm, determination, organisation, wise counsel and generosity that the Warren Jones International Youth Regatta is now the premier youth match racing regatta in the world.

    Syd, we salute you.

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER ( Sydney Douglas ) OBE AM CitWA:

    Syd Corser has guided and given wise counsel to so many of us and we all have a 'Syd Corser Story' to tell. The example he set is his tribute to Australia's future. Condolences to Danae, John and the Corser family.

    From Ron and Jenny Manners, our family and staff.

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY)

    My deepest sympathy to Danae, Dee, Lisa, Jane and John on your very sad loss. Syd will be remembered as a very special man. I spent many happy times with his grandchildren. My love and thoughts are with you all. Tacy Kelly

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYDNEY Sincere condolences to Danae and the Corser family.

    It was a privilege for us to be mentored by Syd during the planning and construction of the Dockers' original headquarters at Fremantle Oval. He will be greatly missed.

    Ian Oldfield and Hugh Gill Oldfield Knott Architects

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (Sydney Douglas) OBE AM:

    The Commodore, Flag Officers and Committee of Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club are saddened at the passing of Life Member Syd Corser.

    Syd joined the Club in 1962 and was hugely influential during his years at the Club, introducing new classes and inspiring many new generations of sailors. Our sympathies to the Corser family.

    Rest in Peace Syd.

    Friday, 12 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (Sydney)

    OBE AM CitWA:

    The Commodore, Flag Officers, Members and Staff of Royal Perth Yacht Club extend their deepest sympathies to Danae and family on their sad loss. Syd was a valued Reciprocal Member for over 35 years. A well-loved Sailor and Club member, Syd will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

    Thursday, 11 April 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • CORSER
    (SYD)

    Sincere condolences from the Perth Football Club are extended to Danae and family upon the passing of Syd Corser. He had been a keen supporter and significant contributor to the club over many years, including a 20 year period serving as a Vice-Patron. It was a privilege to have benefited from Syd's support and wise counsel.

    Thursday, 11 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYD It is with deep regret that I have learnt of Syd's demise. Although our recent contact has been minimal I have had long lasting memories ever since we first met many years ago of his integrity and commercial wisdom together with his compassion and generosity. A man to be truly respected by all with whom he came in contact.

    Deepest sympathy to Danae and all the family.

    John Hughes

    Thursday, 11 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY)

    You have been very kind to me and I will miss you. I am sorry for your family. Now you can rest in peace. From Ray McGowan. I love you all.

    Thursday, 11 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY)

    Sincere condolences to the Corser family on the sad passing of Syd. Much admired for his leadership in the house and land industry, he will not be forgotten.

    Tony Fini and family.

    Thursday, 11 April 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • CORSER (SYD)

    Deepest sympathy to Danae and families on the sad passing of Syd. When the Lord calls our loved ones home, He leaves a gift of memories and each life Syd touched will remember a loving, kind, wise and gracious man. To us a wonderful neighbour and friend. Rest in peace Syd. Jess and Bill.

    Thursday, 11 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYD)

    Sympathies to Danae and all of the family on the loss of a great man. RIP Syd. Bruce, June and Brian

    Thursday, 11 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER(SYDNEY DOUGLAS)

    OBE AM CITWA

    Syd has been a generous contributor, benefactor and mentor to Ngala staff and families since the late 70s, holding various roles including Inaugural Chairman of the Board.

    Through Syd's endeavours, we learned of his ability to get things done. Syd made every person feel special. The Board Members, past and present, Friends of Ngala, fellow Life Members of Ngala, staff of Ngala, past and present, the families and wider community of Ngala, have benefitted from Syd's wisdom, grace and generous heart.

    Our thoughts are with our dear friend Danae, Dee, Lisa, Jane, John and families at this time

    Vale dear Syd.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYD)

    OBE AM CitWA

    Our deepest sympathies to Danae and the family. Syd leaves behind the legacy of a lifetime lived to the highest standards. He was a great mentor who gave sage advice. He was successful through dedication and hard work - there were no short cuts for Syd. He set the benchmark for contributions to the community in so many ways. He founded our CEDO group in the 1980s for which I and our other members remain very grateful. A friend of 50 years, Syd was truly a lifetime friend.

    We will miss him.

    Kerry Stokes AC and Christine Simpson Stokes

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER

    (SYDNEY) OBE AM

    Sincere condolences to Danae and the Corser family. What a wonderful role model for the family and all the rest of us.

    Graham and Marlene Stafford

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • CORSER (SYDNEY)

    Our deepest sympathy to the Corser family.

    Syd has and will always hold a special place in the hearts of 14ft Skiff Sailors across Australia. Syd was a multiple National Champion in the 14ft Skiff and like every aspect of his amazing life was an innovator and a leader.

    RIP Syd. WA 14ft Skiff Association.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY DOUGLAS)

    Such happy memories of Syd, our early sailing days together and many years as business associates. One of Nature's gentleman and a true son of Australia. Our loving thoughts to Danae and family.

    Stan and Joan Saxon.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (Sydney)

    OBE AM:

    One of West Australia's most outstanding individuals, who will be sadly missed.

    Syd was a role model, a mentor, an outstanding and generous individual and above all, a true gentleman.

    Our sympathy to Danae and family.

    Brigid and Ronald Woss

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • CORSER (SYD)

    Syd was a founding member of our group in 1978 and will be greatly missed for his wisdom, caring and friendship. Our condolences to Danae and all the family for their sad loss of a great man.

    Members of CEDO Group 2.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY DOUGLAS)

    OBE AM

    Our deepest sympathy to Danae, Dee, Lisa, John and families on the sad passing of your beloved Syd. I am honoured to have known Syd and to have had his personal interest and support over my career. We not only have shared a love of our industry, but also our great love for our mighty Fremantle Dockers.

    I have always appreciated Syd's handwritten letters of support. Syd was a champion of industry, of sailing and our community.

    Syd Corser was a champion.

    Dale and Jan Alcock

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYDNEY The board, management, staff and players of the Fremantle Football Club express their deep sadness at the passing of our Life Member and former director.

    A founding father of the Fremantle Football Club who contributed much to its establishment, Syd was a champion yachtsman, champion of industry, a champion philanthropist and servant of the community.

    He leaves a great legacy.

    Deepest sympathy to Danae and family on the very sad loss of your Husband, Father and Grandfather.

    From the board, management, players and staff of the Fremantle Football Club.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYD)

    To Danae and the Corser family. For many wonderful years of working together at Pacesetter, please accept my deepest sympathy at Syd's passing.

    Brian Thompson.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • CORSER (SYDNEY)

    It is with sadness that we have learned of the passing of Sydney Corser. Syd was the founding board member of Duyfken 1606 Replica Foundation and a long time member and supporter. He will be remembered fondly by us all. Duyfken 1606 Replica Foundation.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYD Deepest sympathy to Danae and all of Syd's family on his passing.

    Treasured memories of happy days at Safety Bay and Rockingham.

    Love from Attwood and Walker families.

    Wednesday, 10 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY)

    Life long friend from school days. So many good memories of Kent Street. No more reunions but “see you later”.

    Love to Danae and family. Maidee

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYD)

    A tribute of respect to a fine man. Our condolences to Danae and also to John and the Corser family.

    Cas and Victor Court.

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (Sydney)

    OBE OAM:

    Wonderful memories of a true and valued friend and mentor. An inspirational and talented yachtsman admired and respected in both yachting and business worlds. We will remember his thoughtfulness, kindness, wisdom and generosity-the epitome of a true gentleman.

    Our love and thoughts are with Danae, Dee, Lisa, John and families.

    Doug, Clare, Greg, Jo, Fiona, Emma and families

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY DOUGLAS)

    Highly respected businessman and philanthropist. Our deepest sympathy to Danae and the Corser family on the sad passing of Syd. He was an early pioneer and leader in the house and land industry operating at the highest standards and integrity.

    At the time Corser Homes set high standards in design and excellence. Pacesetter Homes was the early leader in affordable house and land packages. While a champion yachtsman, he was also a champion for housing, a philanthropist and played an important role to industry peak bodies as well as being a trusted advisor to Government. A true gentleman and family man who has left a great legacy to WA.

    Nigel and Denise Satterly.

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYD)

    It was a privilege and an honour to have known and worked with such an exceptional man. A great example of a successful respected sportsman and businessman who was a role model for many. Sympathies to Danae and family.

    Ian and Penny Fraser.

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYD)

    To the man who invented "to give is to get" and always put in the hard yards - Bon Voyage on your beloved "Darkie". Lots of love to Danae and Family. Willie and Mimi

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYD)

    Vale Syd, much admired by Diana and the late Bill Warnock for his tireless work in establishing this State's urology institute.

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY DOUGLAS)

    Sympathy to Danae and all of Syd's family, on the loss of a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a true gentleman, greatly admired and respected, and held in deep affection by all who knew him.

    Malcolm and Tonya McCusker

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER (SYDNEY DOUGLAS) OBE AM

    Deepest sympathies to Danae and families.

    Syd will be remembered for his wisdom, guidance and encouragement.

    Our time together during the inception of the Fremantle Football Club was very special. Syd's beautifully hand written letters are treasured.

    Syd was an exceptional role model. Victor and Janice Kailis Family, Management and Staff Kailis Hospitality Group.

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • CORSER SYD Friend, mentor and employer. He was a good and kind person and a great West Australian who will be remembered with esteem and affection.

    Leon, Maureen and Nina Levy and Lauren Joshua

    Monday, 8 April 2019 Published in The West Australian

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