I have seen many letters supporting Robert Couturier for judge of probate and I am sure he is a fine candidate, but I want everyone to know that Larry Raymond is also held in high esteem by his supporters.

My first memory of him is as a young widow when he was referred by a mutual friend to help me sort out my finances, which at that time meant sorting out my life and future. He helped me obtain survivor’s benefits and made many suggestions that helped me make solid plans to carry on. I am sure anyone who has lost a mate knows the confusion and loss that goes with that. It is difficult for those unfamiliar with the system to navigate, or even know what help is available.

If I haven’t said it before, then I thank him now. I know there are many others who owe him a debt of gratitude.

Marilyn Burgess, Leeds