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Vale Len Gardner

Len Gardner

Len passed away at Queen Elizabeth Hospital early Tuesday morning 26 August 2008.
There will be a celebration of life at the Semaphore Palais 1:00PM Monday 1st September 2008
Everyone is invited to celebrate the wonderful 95 years that Len was with us. Len will then be buried at Cheltenham Cemetery followed by drinks at the Woodville Hotel.
Len's favourite song was Look for the Silver Lining and it will be played at the Celebration.

Here's the lyrics;

As originally written by Jerome Kern, Introduced by Marilyn Miller and Irving Fisher in the musical, Sally, 1920 and performed by Marilyn Miller in the film Sally, 1930:

Boy:
Please don't be offended if I preach to you a while,
Tears are out of place in eyes that were meant to smile.
There's a way to make your very biggest troubles small,
Here's the happy secret of it all.

Refrain:
Look for the silver lining
When e'er a cloud appears in the blue.
Remember somewhere, the sun is shining
And so the right thing to do is make it shine for you.

A heart, full of joy and gladness
Will always banish sadness and strife
So always look for the silver lining
And try to find the sunny side of life.

Girl:
As I wash my dishes, I'll be following your plan,
Till I see the brightness in ev'ry pot and pan.
I am sure your point of view will ease the daily grind,
So I'll keep repeating in my mind.

Refrain:
Look for the silver lining
When e'er a cloud appears in the blue.
Remember somewhere, the sun is shining
And so the right thing to do is make it shine for you.

A heart, full of joy and gladness
Will always banish sadness and strife
So always look for the silver lining
And try to find the sunny side of life.