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John Knight

Posted: March 22nd, 2019

JOHN KNIGHT, former Sunday Mirror assistant editor, died on March 20 (2019), aged 89. More details when we have them.

John, whose father edited the Leamington Spa Courier, started on that newspaper before becoming  Daily Sketch diarist and running features there with David English, a lifelong friend. He crossed to the Daily Mirror as diary editor, then was chief feature writer on the Sunday Mirror.

RAY WEAVER: I worked with John on the Sunday Mirror when he was a reporter. He was a kind and thoughtful gentleman and a joy to work with, particularly on difficult news or features when his patience shone through.

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