Tributes are paid to the former Trinity Deputy who died at the weekend.
Hugh Raymond was first elected to the Trinity District in June 2018.
In his time in the Assembly, he served as the assistant minister in the three departments; Health, Economic Development and Infrastructure.
He was also a key figure in the development of the Les Quennevais skate park, which opened in February.
Mr Raymond, along with all but one of his Alliance Party colleagues, lost his seat in the 2022 election.
Fellow politicians have paid tribute, with former Chief Minister John Le Fondre saying he was a 'stalwart' of his government.
Very sad that Hugh Raymond passed away on the weekend. He was a stalwart of my Govt, working professionally and quietly across a no. of important areas as an Ass Min in 3 Departments : HSS; IHE; & EDTSC. My thoughts and prayers are with his family at this sad time @StatesAssembly pic.twitter.com/2ihFb07yYV— John Le Fondre (@John_Le_Fondre) April 11, 2023
His successor, Deputy Kristina Moore says he made a 'huge contribution' to the community.
I am very sad to hear that Hugh Raymond has passed away. Hugh made a huge contribution to our community through the Honorary Police, sport and as Deputy for Trinity. Hugh was a kind, warm person and widely respected. He will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with his family. RIP pic.twitter.com/pr2sioR8LH— Chief Minister of Jersey (@ChiefMinJSY) April 11, 2023
Reform Jersey leader, Deputy Sam Mezec says Hugh was a 'good sport'
This is very sad news. Hugh and I spent lots of time together on the 2016 Senatorial byelection hustings trail and he was always such a good sport. My thoughts are with his family. https://t.co/2L63uiNMWS— Deputy Sam Mézec (@SamMezecJsy) April 11, 2023
Others have also paid tribute to the former Politician.
We're deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Deputy Hugh Raymond, a dedicated member of the Jersey sporting community and express our deepest sympathy to his friends and family. May he rest in peace.— Jersey Sport (@JerseySport) April 11, 2023
Photo credits - Jersey Evening Post pic.twitter.com/wQYXFBELnE
Very sad to hear of the death of Hugh Raymond . I got to know Hugh well in my time in the States & he was one of the good guys. We shared a love of sport & Hugh was passionate about all things sporting in Jersey .A true gentlemen who will be sadly missed by many on the Island.— LINDSAY ASH (@Getonthelash2) April 11, 2023