Our much loved Circle Leader and Friend – Travis Tiley, peacefully returned to Spirit early July 2018.
Travis had dedicated many decades of his life to Spirit. He supported the Mercury Circle, for many, many years before the passing of the Circle’s Medium – Joan, about 8 years ago and he played a significant role in the reforming of the Circle – as the Mercury Star Circle, in 2012, acting as Circle Leader for the last 4 years. Prior to the formation of Joan’s Mercury Circle in 1999, he supported Colin Fry’s Friday Group, and supported medium Scott Milligan in the early days of his development.
In more recent years the Mercury Star Circle had moved to Travis’s home, where we all met weekly to sit in a room that he kindly dedicated for us to use (much to the bemusement of his neighbors!). The funny looks we got as one by one, a stream of women left his house late at night, after singing the most diverse mix of songs together, upstairs in a bedroom, will raise a smile between us for many years!
The Circle undertook many crazy trips together to visit other mediums, having journeyed to York (and back in one day!) to sit with Gordan Garforth, to Devon to sit with Bill Meadows and Kai Muegge, to Kent to sit with Scott Milligan several times, and to Bristol to visit our friends at the Bristol Spirit Lodge.
Travis was a sincere, kind man with a warm heart. We will miss his physical presence greatly, but take comfort in knowing that he will be joining us from the other side at our weekly meetings.
I’d end by saying – RIP Travis, but I have a feeling you are going to be very, very busy over there!!!
This one’s for you Travis!