Sidney Baillieu Myer AC, Co-Founder and Past President of The Myer Foundation, died at his home on 22 January 2022, aged 96.
Mr Myer was deeply committed to philanthropy. He was a Trustee of the Sidney Myer Fund from 1958 to 2001 and Chairman from 1992 to 2001.
Together with his brother, the late Kenneth Myer AC DSC, Mr Myer established The Myer Foundation in 1959. Mr Myer's sisters, the late Neilma Gantner, and Lady Southey AC, were founding members.
Mr Myer is survived by his wife, Sarah, their three children – Sid, Rupert and Samantha – and their families.
He leaves an extraordinary legacy and will be greatly missed.