Jon Driver died suddenly on 28th November 2011. Jon was a wonderful individual; a loving son, husband, father and brother; and an irreplaceable friend and colleague.

This is a place for everyone who knew Jon to share our memories of him and through this to help celebrate his life.

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1 December 2011

from Graham Cadwallader

Delete it, delete it, delete it!” cried Jon from 7000 miles away at 2 am, 2 hours past the print  deadline for our  Sainsbury Wellcome Centre bid. For someone who claimed to know little about ‘attention’, his ‘attention to detail’ was incredible.  Jon selflessly gave up 6 months of his sabbatical  to lead the SWC bid whilst also taking the time to ‘baptise’ me in the UCL way in the process. I always used to think how ironic it was that someone named ‘Driver’ could be so ‘driven’, even in an area far outside of his own. I learnt so much from Jon and will be forever grateful for the time that I had with him. Deepest sympathies to Nilli and family, Graham, xxx