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Tribute to the well-known HSBC banker and father of two children who died of the corona virus at the age of 57

Tribute to the well-known HSBC banker and father of two children who died of the corona virus at the age of 57

  • Jonathan Rutter, 57, died last week at Harrogate District Hospital, Yorkshire
  • He was a well-known HSBC bank manager with a wife and two children
  • It is not known whether he had pre-existing medical conditions before contracting a virus
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Tributes were paid to a bank manager who died after contracting the corona virus.

Jonathan Rutter, 57, died last week at Harrogate District Hospital, North Yorkshire.

Mr. Rutter, from York, was HSBC’s corporate director for north corporate banking and was well known in Yorkshire business circles.

He has presented prizes on several occasions during the awards of his local newspaper The Press Community Pride and recognized the crucial role that businesses, large and small, play in the economy of York and the surrounding area and the UK as a whole.

He leaves behind a wife, Hillary, and two children, Jennifer and Benjamin.

Jonathan Rutter, 57, died last week at Harrogate District Hospital, North Yorkshire, of coronavirus

Jonathan Rutter, 57, died last week at Harrogate District Hospital, North Yorkshire, of coronavirus

The family has said that, due to the current circumstances, his life will be celebrated at a later date.

Mr. Rutter was also a treasurer at Ripon Rugby Club and was a former governor of Ripon Grammar School.

In a statement, a spokesman for the Ripon Rugby Club said: “It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of our club treasurer and dear friend, Jonathan Rutter.

Jonathan was admitted to hospital with coronavirus symptoms late last week and sadly passed away on Monday March 23.

“Our deepest and deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends.

Harrogate District Hospital, North Yorkshire, where Mr. Rutter died of the corona virus last week

Harrogate District Hospital, North Yorkshire, where Mr. Rutter died of the corona virus last week

Harrogate District Hospital, North Yorkshire, where Mr. Rutter died of the corona virus last week

“All of our thoughts and prayers reach out to Hillary, Ben and Jennifer during this most difficult time and it is important that they know that the fantastic community that is Ripon Rugby Club is there for them now and in the future.

“Jonathan has worked hard on the club’s executive committee for many years and his excellent participation is greatly appreciated by all of us.

“There will be a time for all of us to come together to celebrate Jonathan’s life and contribution to Ripon’s life.

“Unfortunately that cannot be today, but when this terrible disease is defeated we will remember and share our thoughts and memories.”

It is not known whether Mr. Rutter, originally from Hull, East Yorkshire, had underlying health problems.

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