Tributes have been paid by the charity sector and victim support leaders to Rachel Griffin, the chief executive of the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, who has passed away.
The charity has announced that Griffin died on Saturday.
In a statement on Twitter the charity, which supports victims of stalking, said: “We are sad to announce that our CEO, Rachel Griffin, passed away on Saturday. She will be sorely missed by all of her colleagues at Suzy Lamplugh Trust.”
The charity Sussex Stalking Support said that she has been instrumental in raising the profile of issues around stalking.
Really sorry and so very sad to hear about Rachel. She did so much to raise the profile for Stalking. Our thoughts go out to all the staff at @live_life_safe such a difficult time for everyone— Sussex Stalking Support (@stalk_support) August 27, 2019
Personally devastated at the loss of Rachel Griffin, CEO @live_life_safe - she was always so supportive & worked tirelessly to progress better support & care for #stalking victims. My thoughts are with the SLT family and all Rachel’s family & friends. She will be greatly missed. pic.twitter.com/wTxnvv1uIh— Victims’ Commissioner for London (@LDNVictimsComm) August 27, 2019
Gone much too soon, but she did amazing things with the time she had. I hope that's some comfort to her family, and that her memory is a blessing xx— Suzanne Jacob (@SuzanneEJacob) August 27, 2019