Long standing Auckland official and administrator Beverley Booker died on Friday 12 October 2018 aged 72 after a long illness with cancer.
Beverley first became involved with her children at the Manurewa Athletic Club in 1976. She was twice secretary of the track and field committee 1985-86 and 1991-92. Beverley assisted her husband Peter as secretary treasurer of Athletics New Zealand Officials Association. She was an official at the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games at the long and triple jumps and at the marathon and road walks. More recently she was an official in the call room at the World Masters Games last year.
Former Auckland president Ron Milicich died on Tuesday 16 October 2018 aged 89.
Ron was president of Athletics Auckland 1981-83 and was a chief umpire at the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games. He was a past member of the Takapuna Athletic and Harrier Club.