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Margaret Blacklock Evans obituary

Margaret Blacklock Evans obituary

Margaret Blacklock Evans obituary

My friend Margaret Blacklock Evans, who has died aged 90, was an educator, champion swimmer and talented amateur botanist. She contributed to her community until the very end of her life. Margaret Blacklock Evans had a lifelong interest in botany and...

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Rex Russell obituary

Rex Russell obituary

Rex Russell obituary

My friend Rex Russell, who has died aged 98, taught and fostered the study of local history in Lincolnshire, enthusing hundreds of adult students, and publishing more than 80 books and articles. Rex Russell used his graphic skills to create maps showing...

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Terence Ranger obituary

Terence Ranger obituary

Terence Ranger obituary

A champion of African nationalism, and one of the continent’s most radical and influential historians. Comrades bid farewell to Terry Ranger on his deportation in 1963. From left to right; Terence Ranger, Shelagh Ranger, Maurice Nyagumbo, Joshua Nkomo,...

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Irena Burgess obituary

Irena Burgess obituary

Irena Burgess obituary

My mother, Irena Burgess, who has died aged 92, was a founder member in the 1970s of the Anglo-Polish Club in Medway, Kent, serving a Polish community very different from today’s. The second world war brought many Poles to the UK; some were traumatised...

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Austin Scott obituary

Austin Scott obituary

Austin Scott obituary

Some schoolteachers stay with you for life. For many of those who encountered him during his long career as a music educator, which ended only with his death at the age of 94, Austin Scott was one such. Austin Scott continued teaching music until his...

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Otto Grunfeld obituary

Otto Grunfeld obituary

Otto Grunfeld obituary

My father, Otto Grunfeld, who has died aged 90, was a survivor of the Holocaust, in which his entire family were killed. Born in rural Czechoslovakia, where his parents, Moritz and Hilda (nee Lobovics), had a smallholding and soda factory, he was the...

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Gladys Montgomery obituary

Gladys Montgomery obituary

Gladys Montgomery obituary

My friend Gladys Montgomery, who has died aged 96, was an avowed socialist from an early age, with a strong desire to make the world a fairer place. Gladys Montgomery left school when she was 14 and worked in a local mill Monty was the most robust of...

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 In Memoriam - Jack Downey

In Memoriam - Jack Downey

 In Memoriam - Jack Downey

CIA Paramilitary Officer, Prisoner of the People’s Republic of China (1952–73), Harvard Law (1975), Connecticut State Judge (1987–97). When a great tree in the forest falls, something needs to be said in remembrance. Jack Downey was one of the tallest...

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Mort d'Anita Ekberg, vamp monumentale

Mort d'Anita Ekberg, vamp monumentale

Mort d'Anita Ekberg, vamp monumentale

Devenue célèbre grâce à « La dolce vita », où elle se baigne dans la fontaine de Trevi, l'actrice suédoise s'en est allée à 83 ans. Elle avait choisi de se retirer en Italie. Anita Ekberg ne s'ennuiera plus dans sa maison de retraite de la banlieue romaine....

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Anita Ekberg, mort d'une légende

Anita Ekberg, mort d'une légende

Anita Ekberg, mort d'une légende

La légendaire actrice suédoise Anita Ekberg, immortalisée par Federico Fellini dans "La dolce vita", est décédée dimanche dans les environs de Rome à l'âge de 83 ans, ont indiqué les médias italiens. Selon le site du quotidien La Repubblica, Anita Ekberg...

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L'actrice Anita Ekberg est morte

L'actrice Anita Ekberg est morte

L'actrice Anita Ekberg est morte

La célèbre actrice suédoise de La Dolce Vita s'est éteinte à l'âge de 83 ans à Rome. L'actrice suédoise Anita Ekberg le 30 octobre 2010 à la première de la version remasterisée de "La Dolce Vita" de Federico Fellini, durant le 5e Festival de Rome La légendaire...

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Harry Haines obituary

Harry Haines obituary

Harry Haines obituary

My friend Harry Haines, who has died aged 95, was a coalface worker, social worker and writer who was happy to be labelled the Miner Poet. Harry Haines's poetry had the power to move, and he was a regular performer at literary events Born in Portsmouth,...

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Sue Foster obituary

Sue Foster obituary

Sue Foster obituary

My wife, Sue Foster, who has died of a brain tumour aged 65, was an exceptional paediatric nurse who enriched the lives of seriously ill children and their families. As night sister at Great Ormond Street, Sue Foster showed unconditional commitment to...

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Gary Morton obituary

Gary Morton obituary

Gary Morton obituary

My friend and colleague Gary Morton, who has died aged 68 after a short illness, was a political activist, trade union official and barrister who specialised in labour law and fought for the jobs of journalists and printers during the move to new technology. Gary...

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