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Posts from the ‘Newspaper obituaries’ category

All about newspaper obituaries in the British press, plus digests of obituaries of famous people in the British newspapers online.

Bashir Ahmad

Bashir Ahmad, the first Member of the Scottish Parliament to be either an Asian or a Muslim, died on 6 February 2009 aged 68

Tony Hart

Tony Hart, artist, graphic designer and children’s television presenter, died on 18 January 2009 aged 83

Jack Scott

Jack Scott, weatherman for BBC TV (1969-83) and for Thames Television (1983-88), died on 11 November 2008 aged 85.

Rick Wright

Rick Wright, keyboard player, songwriter and founder member of Pink Floyd, died on 15 September 2008 aged 65.