First posted by Tracy, over on the UK blog:

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Richard Ian Watson

16 January 1965 - 15 January 2007

Richard, known at "Watty" to his many friends around the world, died Monday after a two year struggle with illness. Richard was dedicated to taking action for a better world and worked with Greenpeace for the past 18 years. He participated in Greenpeace actions all over the world, worked on Greenpeace ships, went to jail and took the stand at trial in defence of his beliefs for a green and peaceful world.

Please share your stories and thoughts here for his partner Rachel, his family and his many friends in memory of our much loved and respected friend and colleague »