The following memoir was written by Eric Hatton who became SNU President following Gordon’s passing on 18th January 1993. At the time, Eric was Gordon’s closest friend. His memoir recalls how Gordon came into his life as well as their friendship for 46 years. It was circulated by the SNU a few months after Gordon’s passing.
GORDON HIGGINSON MEMOIR by ERIC HATTON
There will be few (if any) who truly knew Gordon Higginson and witnessed his mediumship who do not mourn his passing. For so many years we have become accustomed to him being there at the helm and, even before his Presidency, as being prominent on the Spiritualist scene, and therefore his physical loss leaves a great void.
No one article can encompass his life or, indeed, his achievements, so where does one commence?