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David Rowe

Posted: May 11th, 2011

Top Cartoonist David Rowe, who amused millions of Mirror readers every day for 23 years sadly died on Wednesday 13th October 2004, after a year long battle with Leukemia.

Amongst the thousands of cartoons, his most famous characters were ‘Playboy’, and a strip cartoon called ‘Nobby”..

Born in Preston in 1924, served in World War 11 in the Royal Navy, on Destroyers, and was torpedoed in the Atlantic.
He leaves a widow, Barbara , Children, Jayne and Chris, and grandchildren Beth and Jo.

David lived in St Annes and loved gardening and was a wonderful colleague, always ready to help in any way he could.

by Albert Cooper

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