Parramatta Leagues Club mourns the passing of Elected Life Member Christopher Jurd Membership Number #85959.
Chris was elected Life Membership of Parramatta Leagues Club at the 2021 AGM held on 21 March 2021, for his outstanding and distinguished services to the Parramatta Leagues Club, its subsidiary, Parramatta National Rugby Leagues Club as both Director and player advocate.
Chris was nominated for Life Membership by Joy Cusack (Perpetual Member #93493) and seconded by Mark Jenkins (Ordinary Member #131220). Members elected Chris as a Life Member by an incredible 90.83% majority, highlighting his contribution to the Parra Leagues community.
Chris spent 9 years as President of the Toongabbie Legal Centre providing legal advice to drop-in clients and setting up systems for legal training for practitioners and student volunteers.
Chris was dedicated, conscientious, much-loved and respected. His service to Parramatta Leagues Club was tremendous. What a debt of gratitude we owe to our Founding and Life Members. We stand on the shoulders of giants.
We send our condolences to Christopher Jurd’s family.
Funeral plans will be announced when they are released by the family.