In Memoriam – BGS Old Boy Stephen Lonie

​Trustee and BGS Old Boy Stephen Lonie ’68 passed away on 17 November, following a short illness.


A Chartered Accountant and company director, Mr Lonie served on many boards during a distinguished career. He will be remembered by the BGS community for his service to the Brisbane Grammar School Board of Trustees. Mr Lonie served as a member of the Board and Chair of the Finance Committee from 2003.

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At school, he was a talented sportsman and was part of the First XV Rugby and First IV Cricket teams in the late 1960s. He went on to represent the Queensland Under 19 rugby team.

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At the BGS150 Gala Dinner in 2018 he shared his school recollections during an official toast to the School.

The BGS community offers its condolences to the Lonie family, including his wife Jennifer, daughter Alison, son Richard ’01, and brother John ’63.


His name will be added to the Distinguished Service Honour Board in the Great Hall.