Rawcliffe’s Beloved Lollipop Man Fred Storr Honored in York
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Rawcliffe’s Beloved Lollipop Man Fred Storr Honored in York

Fred Storr, born in York on March 19, 1945. He grew up in Filey Terrace in Clifton next to the railway. Fred, who died aged 78 on December 17, went to Shipton Street School then Manor secondary. His daughter, Bev Crossfield, says her dad was the youngest of three. Fred worked on the railway and loved it. In 1966 Fred married Sue, and Bev was born later that year. Fred lived in Filey Terrace and later in Rawcliffe. In the 1980s he moved to Rawcliffe across from where Clifton with Rawcliffe Primary School now stands in Eastholme Drive. In 2010 he became Clifton with Rawcliffe Primary School’s lollipop man – a role he held for over a decade. He quickly got to know parents, children and staff at the school. When his birthday came around he would get lots of cards and presents. He always had treats for passing dogs while on shift. He is remembered by sister Barbara, daughter Bev, grandchildren and great grandchildren. His funeral is at York Crematorium at 3pm on Wednesday (January 10) with a wake from 4pm at The Mitre in Shipton Road. Community answersBook of condolence for Fred Storr.