About us News Rest In Peace Tim Bowden Vision Aid Overseas is very sorry to announce that our long-term supporter Tim Bowden sadly passed away in July 2017. Vision Aid Overseas staff and volunteers have sent sincere condolences to all the family and friends of Tim Bowden who died suddenly at the end of July. Tim was a great supporter of the work of Vision Aid Overseas and was a driving force behind the legendary Cycling for Sight Challenge which combined his love of optics, cycling and helping others. Once again, our deepest condolences go to his family and many friends. Tim will be deeply missed in the world of optics, may his soul rest in peace.