The beachside funeral was attended by Shirl's family, friends, including Skyhooks guitarist Red Symons and Gary Belcher and hundreds of fans. Shirl's ashes were scattered into the sea from a helicopter by his wife, Sue.
Graeme "Shirley" Strachan Born 2 January 1952. Died 29 August 2001. Was the lead singer of Australian 1970s rock group Skyhooks.
Shirley with Skyhooks at the Nambassa 3 day Music & Alternatives festival, New Zealand 1978. Photographer Jeff O