Kevin John Gauntlett

Born 12 August 1964, Portsmouth
Died 11 October 2018, Salford

Kevin belonged to the mountains

"Some people live more in twenty years than others do in eighty. It's not the time that matters, it's the person," Dr Who, The Lazarus Experiment, (2007).

Kevin lived his life authentically; he was true to himself and genuine in his way of being in the world. Kev's kindness towards others thorughout his lifetime brought people together. Kev's sense of humour was legendary as was hispassion for Dr Who andThe Prisoner.One of Kev's other passions was being outdoors, hiking, climbing, scrambling. Kevin led many hikes and scrambles in The Lake District, Peak District, Snowdonia and Scotland. He went to Everest twice and reached Base Camp both times. Kev's other love wasmusic; he went to many many gigs - his all time favourite band was The Smiths. Kevin was brave in his fight against cancer; he was strong enough to show his real emotions and he faced death with enormous strength and pragmatism. Kevin was a wunique person, a gentle soul - the world is a less better place without him.

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"We’re time travellers. We tread softly," Dr Who, The Girl Who Died (Series 9)...See more
Sue and Andrew Dawson  23/11/2018


It was a privilege to be part of Kevin’s journey...See more
Fiona Lewis Kong  25/10/2018


I have known Kev for many years initially meeting at SCT where we worked on a project in a great team of people and we really hit it off making the working days (and overnight batch runs) much brighter !
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Louise Wild  24/10/2018


I have so many dear memories of Kevin. Our heart to hearts when we were students, dancing until we were exhausted at the Brickhouse, learning to horse ride together, laughing until I cried listening to his conversations with his good friend Ian...See more
Carole  23/10/2018


Every moment in Kev's company was a complete joy. Our discussions about television and life in general were endless, completely engrossing and often hilarious...See more
Ian  23/10/2018


Kevin you will be missed by all who knew you.we enjoyed an appreciation of Bob Dylan music and even managed to see him together in concert in Manchester...See more
Debbie  19/10/2018


Kevin was a lovely, thoughtful and kind man. He was full of life and had many interests, music - including the Smiths, New Order, Ennio Morricone...See more
Anne  18/10/2018



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Funeral information

The service and committal will be at Radcliffe Crematorium

Location of Funeral Service
Radcliffe Crematorium,Cemetery Road,M26 4EU,Radcliffe
Location of Reception
La Roma,Ringley Road,M26 1GT,Stoneclough

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Sue and Andrew
23/11/2018 

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10/11/2018 

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30/10/2018 

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