Joop Zwan Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Joop van der Zwan, a cherished member of the Senior School Voorschoten community. Joop, who served as a concierge at the school from 1966 until 2001, touched the lives of countless students and staff during his tenure. He passed away peacefully at the age of 86 a few days ago, leaving behind a legacy that will be remembered with great affection.
Joop van der Zwan was more than just a concierge; he was a beloved figure who played a crucial role in the daily life of the school. With his warm and friendly demeanor, he created a welcoming atmosphere that made students and staff alike feel at home. Joop’s dedication and commitment to the school community made him an integral part of Senior School Voorschoten’s history.
For many, Joop was the only remaining link to the school’s opening 57 years ago, making his presence all the more significant. His memory, stories, and the love he had for the school will continue to live on in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him.
Joop’s passing leaves a void that can never be filled, but his impact on the Senior School Voorschoten community will forever be etched in our collective memory. As we mourn his loss, we also celebrate the wonderful life he led and the joy he brought to all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to Joop’s family and friends during this difficult time. He will be dearly missed, but his legacy will live on, serving as a reminder of the extraordinary person he was and the enduring spirit of our school community.