Wed, 24 July, 2024


Farewell – Obituaries

  • Douglas Watson

    Posted: July 23rd, 2024


    DOUGLAS WATSON, a former engineer at the Daily Record, died on April 14 [2024], aged 79.

    A trained marine engineer before joining the …

  • Jonathan Neesom

    Posted: June 18th, 2024

    JONATHAN NEESOM, former point-to-point correspondent on The Sporting Life, died aged 72 on June 11 [2024]. In later life, he became a …

  • Alex Scotland

    Posted: April 25th, 2024

    ALEX SCOTLAND, a former top Sunday Mail reporter, died aged 80 on April 9 [2024], after a short illness. His …

  • Roger Todd

    Posted: April 2nd, 2024

    ROGER TODD, former Daily Mirror Home Affairs correspondent, died on March 22 [2024], aged 84, in a Surrey care home.

    Roger …

  • Alan Shillum

    Posted: March 27th, 2024

    ALAN SHILLUM – Al to one and all – former Daily Mirror news editor, pensions trustee and AMP committee member, …

  • John Harvey

    Posted: March 26th, 2024

    JOHN HARVEY, a member of the SDR&SM editorial team, has died. He was 71. He passed away in the Royal Infirmary, Glasgow …

  • Alan Smith

    Posted: March 15th, 2024

    ALAN SMITH, former deputy sports editor on The People, and later, Man of the People Columnist, died on February 14, …

  • Gerald Mowbray

    Posted: March 7th, 2024

    Tributes poured into the AMP following the death of the Association’s secretary, GERALD MOWBRAY, on February 10, 2024. He was …

  • Ian Calcott

    Posted: March 2nd, 2024

    IAN CALCOTT, a former Daily Record senior reporter and bureau chief in the paper’s Edinburgh office, died in Forth Valley Hospital, Stirlingshire …

  • Ron Giles

    Posted: February 13th, 2024

    RON GILES, an MGN specialist in colour printing, died in February (2024) following a stroke.

    With thanks to Ray Weaver (former MGN group …

  • Michael Fox

    Posted: February 13th, 2024

    MIKE FOX, former industrial correspondent for the Daily Record, died on January 27 [2024], after a brief illness. He was …

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