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Colin Schooling, who died aged 73, was funny, generous and fiercely loved his son

Colin Schooling always brought a smile to a room and his opinions to lunch, says the writer.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - Colin Schooling couldn't have gone, it's not possible. He had too much life in him, too many things yet to say, too many golf shots still to hit, too many hugs left to give his son.

Colin, 73, always brought a smile to a room and his opinions to lunch. I had a deep affection for him because he possessed a great generosity of spirit and was a joy to debate with. He didn't hold back, would say his piece, disagree with your position and then pay your bill at Samy's.

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