So sorry to hear this sad news. As an ex student from 1981 to 1984 on MASUAS I have great memories of this wonderful man. Like the inspirational school teacher that most people remember, Rod was my aviation equivalent. Having just dug out my flying logbook from that time though, I discover that we only actually flew together twice ! The ‘winter survival’ expedition to Aviemore was particularly memorable and upon reading the other posts on here there was clearly ‘a theme’.
To this day I still work with people who came though the system at Woodvale and his name always comes up.
Rod you touched so many lives in such a good way.