Wed, 20 November, 2019


Farewell – Obituaries

  • John Watson

    Posted: November 17th, 2019


    Former Sporting Life stalwart and later Daily Mirror production man JOHN WATSON died on November 13 (2019). He had been suffering from …

  • Roy Mobbs

    Posted: October 28th, 2019

    WE are sad to record the death of ROY MOBBS, who died on 11 June, 2019, writes CARO CLUSKEY. Roy was a …

  • Norman Cox

    Posted: October 20th, 2019

    NORMAN COX, Sunday Mirror stalwart sub and former Daily Express features executive, has died at the age of 84. Norman, who was …

  • Colin Wills

    Posted: October 7th, 2019

    With thanks to ANDREW GOLDEN:

    COLIN WILLS, the Sunday Mirror’s enormously respected writer, bon viveur, raconteur, and all round good fellow, has departed …

  • Peter Bishop

    Posted: September 24th, 2019

    Sunday People reporter PETER BISHOP died on August 13, (2019). He was 89.

    Following National Service in the RAF, he joined Brennard’s News …

  • Brian Bass

    Posted: August 14th, 2019

    “One of the great Mirrormen”

    BRIAN BASS, former sub-editor, associate night editor, production editor and features editor on the Daily Mirror, …

  • 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 …

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