Sun, 21 July, 2019


Farewell – Obituaries

  • Terry Houston

    Posted: July 19th, 2019


    TERRY HOUSTON, a former Daily Record reporter and then feature writer, died on July 15 [2019]. After the Record he was news …

  • Alan Hunter

    Posted: July 19th, 2019

    ALAN HUNTER, a former Daily Record district man in Fife, died on May 15 [2019], aged 75. His son Graeme, a freelance …

  • John McCririck

    Posted: July 16th, 2019

    JOHN McCRIRICK: 17 April 1940 – 5 July 2019

    “LARGER than life” is a description that fitted JOHN McCRIRICK perfectly, writes Caro Cluskey.

    Many …

  • Brian Cullinan

    Posted: April 22nd, 2019

    Our old friend and brave colleague BRIAN CULLINAN died in Kingston upon Thames Hospital  on April 21 [2019].

    His funeral is …

  • Doreen Spooner

    Posted: April 21st, 2019

    DOREEN SPOONER, the first female staff photographer on Fleet Street, died on April 21 [2019] aged 91. Her remarkable career spanned five …

  • Richard Fry

    Posted: April 17th, 2019

    RICHARD FRY – deputy circulation manager in the heyday of the Sunday Mirror for much of the 1970s – died on April …

  • Jim Morrison

    Posted: April 1st, 2019

    From Malcom Speed: JIM MORRISON, former deputy news editor and later features editor of the Daily Record, was found dead in his …

  • Jim Barclay

    Posted: March 28th, 2019

    JAMES ‘Jim’ BARCLAY, a former night picture editor on the Daily Record, died on March 24, (2019) aged 86.

    Jim was a successful …

  • John Chaplin

    Posted: March 25th, 2019

    JOHN CHAPLIN, a features sub on the Daily Mirror for many years, and a Saturday casual on the Sunday Mirror, died on …

  • Robert Wilson

    Posted: March 22nd, 2019

    ROBERT WILSON, former Sunday Mirror assistant editor, features, died on March 20 (2019). He is survived by his wife Pam, children Calum, …

  • John Knight

    Posted: March 22nd, 2019

    JOHN KNIGHT, former Sunday Mirror assistant editor, died on March 20 (2019), aged 89.

    From The Times, 06/05/2019: John Knight – a Fleet …

  • Len Tapper

    Posted: March 22nd, 2019

    Former Daily Mirror news sub-editor LEN TAPPER died on March 20 (2019) aged 88.  [His funeral is on Wednesday April 3 at …

  • Mike ‘Reggie’ Ramsbottom

    Posted: March 19th, 2019

    MIRROR Sport lost one of its best-loved journalists when MIKE RAMSBOTTOM died on January 10, (2019), aged 73. He was dubbed “Reggie” …

  • Terry Merriman

    Posted: March 14th, 2019

    TERRY MERRIMAN, circulation rep for The Sporting Life, died on March 11 (2019) at the age of 80. His funeral is at …

  • Herbert Pearson

    Posted: February 12th, 2019

    HERBERT PEARSON, former Daily Mirror features executive and past editor of The European, died on February 12 (2019). He was 82.  Pic: …

  • Ronnie Anderson

    Posted: January 13th, 2019

    Former Sunday Mail picture editor RONNIE ANDERSON, who died last week aged 70 (w/b Jan 7 2018), was a talented and prolific photographer who thrived in …

  • David Sharp

    Posted: December 30th, 2018

    DAVID SHARP, former assistant news editor on the Daily Record, has died, aged 85. He was a newspaper man almost born and …

  • John Allard

    Posted: November 28th, 2018

    By Luke Cornelius: British illustrator John Allard, an artist on the classic comic strip “Garth” and former Cartoon Strips Editor at the …

  • George Phillips

    Posted: November 20th, 2018

    News of the death of former Daily Mirror photogapher GEORGE PHILLIPS, from his son, ex-Daily Mirror reporter Martin Phillips.

    “My father passed away …

  • Colin Simpson

    Posted: November 20th, 2018

    News has reached us that COLIN SIMPSON, former assistant editor on The Sporting Life, died on November 11 (2018) aged 87. He …

  • Derek Prigent

    Posted: October 22nd, 2018

    DEREK PRIGENT, a stalwart of the Daily Mirror news subbing team in the Sixties, died in Sussex on September 26 [2018] aged …

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