Born: 19 August, 1936, in Banbury, Oxfordshire, the distinguished Old Brightonian, David Quayle (C. 1950-55), died on board a cruise ship off the coast of South Africa on 6th April 2010, aged 73.
The "Q" of B&Q, he was in Chichester just two years ahead of Lord Skidelsky, the Chairman, and in the same era as Lord Alexander, the late President. He co-founded B&Q in 1969, which became the largest DIY outlet in the UK. He left the firm in 1982 and was a governor of the college in the early 90s, taking a particular interest in its performing arts.
He subsequently worked in Television South and other arts organisations. The college sends its condolences to his widow, Chrissie, and his large family.