Roslyn Ford (Callow) on 15 August, 2019 at 10:16am
As a young teacher of Geography and Social Studies in the late 1960's, Malcolm was my valued Superintendent. I remember his visits to the Eastern Goldfields in Kalgoorlie and in following years in Perth. Malcolm was inspiring in his love of learning,wealth of knowledge and in his encouraging support. He made you feel he knew your strengths whilst providing a pathway to growth. A true gentleman, he was the epitome of the best in education. Deepest sympathy to his family.
Susan Smith on 15 August, 2019 at 9:58am
So sad to have lost such a warm and generous friend as Malcolm.
Such a treasure.
Our world a poorer place without you.
Malcolm's profound love and pride in his family always on display.
Sincere condolences to Judy, Peter, Jo , David Gary Lara and families plus all who loved Malcolm of which there are many.
My sincere condolences to Judy Peter Joanne David Gary Lara
David Pitt on 14 August, 2019 at 2:36pm
We have been privileged by the life of this warm-hearted, clever and funny man. I'll always remember his generosity to myself and my family.
Bruce Hamilton on 14 August, 2019 at 10:36am
In fond memory of a wonderful headmaster, teacher, hockey coach and friend. I was privileged to have known you, and to have you as a life-long mentor. Condolences to Judy, his children and family.
R.I.P. My mentor.
William "Bill" Hann on 13 August, 2019 at 4:57pm
My sincere condolences to Judy and the Bennett family on their sad loss of Malcolm. He taught my first high school class of 52 at Collie DHS in his first appointment in 1948. We adored him and were devastated when he was transferred to Bunbury in 1949. In 1975 I was thrilled and honoured to be appointed to the panel of secondary superintendents of education and become Malcolm’s colleague. He impressed everyone with his integrity, enthusiasm, energy and dedication. Above all, he was approachable, charming and knowledgeable. In short, he was a great role model, friend and had a keen sense of humour. He loved his family and life in general. He will be much missed, but leaves many fond memories. Vale, Malcolm.
Nathan "Norm" Hoffman on 13 August, 2019 at 12:48pm
Esteemed friend and colleague from our years together in the Education Department of Western Australia, since Mount Lawley High School in 1955.