In Memory of

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Darren Lugard

With great sadness we learnt of the sudden passing of our friend and colleague Darren Lugard.  This online remembrance book provides a space for people to share their thoughts and memories of Darren, as well as photographs and stories.

Darren will be greatly missed by all who knew and worked with him.

Owner :Davina Andrew
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Kelly Durkan

Darren will truly be missed at Durkan, he was a lovely, kind hearted man who worked incredibly hard and always made time to have a chat and provide a good story. My deepest condolences go to Darren’s family and friends. An absolute gentleman who was taken far too soon. Rest in eternal Peace. x …

Davina Andrew

Nicki Pyne

I was so shocked and sad to hear that Darren had passed away and my deepest sympathy goes to Darren’s family.     We are all energy and energy cannot be destroyed only changed, therefore there is no death just a change of worlds. Love is the bridge that connects the two worlds and so …

Davina Andrew

Nigel Shields

Darren, A genuine nice guy with a lovely personality who will be sadly missed. He was proffesional and an asset to Durkan. I will miss our chats and banter about Thailand. The world has lost a top top man, taken far too early.  …

Davina Andrew

Carole Batson

I am deeply saddended to hear the loss of Darren.  Darren was a lovely person inside and out , always so kind , happy and full of laughter.  Today and always may loving memories bring peace , comfort and strenth to all of his family.   Carole Batson         …

Carole

Ryann Peterson

We had some laughs. Darren and I first met working at Lovell Partnerships. We hit it off when we started talking about our holidays, Darren loved a holiday! It wasn’t long before he invited me to the pub and from there we had some great laughs. We both left Lovell and virtually lost contact …

Davina Andrew

Becky Norman

Darren really was such an amazing guy, so easy to talk to and get along with. It was a great pleasure to know and work with him. We are all going to miss Darren so much, he was a big part of Durkan and it won’t be the same without him. My deepest condolences …

Davina Andrew

Sam Neill

I was fortunate enough to have the pleasure of working closely with Darren for over 4 years, admiring his humour, humility and empathy to his fellow man. His companship is missed greatly. My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. Darren was a unique character and a true gentleman. …

Davina Andrew

Karen

I did not work directly with Darren, but we had many conversations in the breakout area while making a drink. I remember when he was trying to give up smoking, we shared our experiences of this, and I tried to give him words of encouragement. He did quite well for a while then he …

Davina Andrew

Guy Riley

From all at Box & Charnock our thoughts go out to the family and close friends of Darren. We have been dealing with Darren for the last 4 years on various schemes and he was always friendly and easy to work with. A tragic lost at early age, RIP Darren …

Davina Andrew

Greg McClelland

Our working relationship with Darren over the years had always been over the phone. Recently, I had the pleasure in meeting him in person.  It confimed what a genuinely nice person he was. Darren will be surely missed. Sending our love & thoughts to all Darren’s Family and Friends.  …

Davina Andrew

Lluis Saez

What a terrible news I have just received! My deepest condolences to Darren’s family. We have not known each other for a long time but this short period was enough to realise how positive person he was. Working with such charcters make our days at work better. Big hug to the sky! Lluis (Orona) …

Davina Andrew

Maria Nicola

A lovey smiley face – Darren was always smiling.     He will be missed by all at Durkan and I send my deepest condolences to his family and friends.  …

Davina Andrew

Ian Jewett

All I can say about Darren is what a great person to know. He nearly always had a smile on his face and was so easy to talk to and get on with.   I enjoyed our occassional chats about nonsense when the office was a bit empty or over a drink on social …

Davina Andrew

Michelle Martin

My deepest sympathy goes to Darrens family at what must be the saddest time for them. Darren was such a lovely person, always very helpful to me over the years whenever I needed assistance but what I remember best about Darren was his lovely smiling face whenever we chatted and that would always make …

Davina Andrew

Davina Andrew

Darren had a great sense of humour and whilst I didn’t work with him on a day-to-day basis we often shared a story ‘or two’ whilst out having a ‘fresh air’ break!  To hear of his sudden passing filled me with shock and sadness.  He was a genuine ‘nice guy’ and will be greatly …

Davina Andrew

Jim Briggs

Darren will be greatly missed at Durkan, not only as a very good QS but also as a very popular member of staff. As a surveyor he was very diligent in his work, had a very good eye for detail and regularly resolved complex design issues for the benefit of the project. As a …

Jim Briggs

Amit Taank

I am deeply saddened to hear of Darren’s passing. I joined Durkan a year after Darren and am grateful for the advise and knowledge he gave to me as a fellow surveyor. I will miss his great sense of humour and the countless stories he shared with us all. We will all miss him …

Davina Andrew

Chris Orr

I am still in shock over the too early passing of Darren. A colleague and a friend with a great sense of humour and always with a story to tell! I will miss the laughs and the conversations we had in the office. My sincere thoughts and condolences to all Darren’s family and friends. …

Davina Andrew

Jen Pettet

I worked with Darren for over 10 years, first starting at Lovell Partnerships. I remember one day sitting at my desk at Durkan head office and seeing Darren walk through the door on his first day, as he smiled and gave me a nod, as if to say “you haven’t escaped me” haha! For …

Jen Pettet

Tom Cracknell

I cannot begin to imagine what you are feeling but I’d like to share my heart-felt condolence. Darren had many friends at Durkan, and shall be sadly missed. A professional colleague,with a great work ethic. He was an inspiration to us all. …

Davina Andrew

Richard Saunders

I worked with Darren for the last two years on two projects. Over this time we got on very well and would often mix the formalities with a laugh to get the job done as best we could. When a deadline loomed, I would often get impatient and joke that his meticulous attention detail …

Davina Andrew

Paul Dutch

I will always have fond memories of Darren, In the time he worked at Durkan, I had not had the chance to work directly with him, but you can tell from reading the many similar messages on here that it was indeed a pleasure to work with Darren in a professional manner. Darren was …

Davina Andrew

David Bradbury

I worked with Darren on several projects during his time at Durkan and like many here I considered him to be a friend as well as a colleague.  I can only echo and endorse the thoughts of others, in that he was a pleasure to be around, and he had a great sense of …

David Bradbury

Sonia Allen

I was very sad to hear of Darren’s passing, I didn’t know him very well as I am not in the office all the time however, whenever I saw Darren he was always friendly and had a smile and kind words for everyone. Sending my deepest condolences in these sad times. Sonia x …

Davina Andrew

John Haigh

Words alone cannot express how saddened I was to hear of Darrens passing. He will always be remembered by me, not only as a dedicated, hard working and knowledgeable colleague, but as friend who always had time for a lighthearted chat with a smile and a specific sense of humour that shone through.  Darren …

Davina Andrew

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