A MEMORIAL has been erected at the North Devon Crematorium to its first superintendent. Family members of the late George Dusty" Miller gathered there for the dedication and blessing of a fountain with a lion motif and a raised garden which they have gi

A MEMORIAL has been erected at the North Devon Crematorium to its first superintendent.Family members of the late George "Dusty" Miller gathered there for the dedication and blessing of a fountain with a lion motif and a raised garden which they have gifted the crematorium in his memory.Mr Miller died in California at the age of 83, having moved to America more than 20 years ago.He became the founder superintendent at the North Devon Crematorium in 1966 and held the post for 11 years.An active worker for charity, he was a member of Barnstaple 41 Club and Rotary and of Lions International. As a "Lion at large" he worked to found and promote special Olympics for the handicapped. In Bristol he established the Freeways Trust and had one of its homes for the mentally and physically handicapped named after him in acknowledgement of his work for this cause.In his role as Master of Ceremonies at charitable events he became well known for his humorous anecdotes.