In memoriam

Since the last issue of the University magazine went to print, we were saddened to hear of the deaths of the following alumni, honorary graduates and former staff.

If you would like to be put in touch with the families or friends of anyone listed here please let us know – we may be able to help.


Sir David Akers-Jones (Eliot, 1966), Honorary Graduate

Jessica Ashdown, former staff and Honorary Senior Member: Darwin

Linda Binns (Rutherford, 1967-1971)

Moreen Biron, former staff

Sue Bruce-Smith (Rutherford, 1976-1980) – obituary

Jennifer Buckman (Rutherford, 1968-1971)

Barry Chapman (Eliot, 1965-1969)

Dr John Court, former staff and Honorary Senior Member: Keynes

Alice Driver (Eliot, 2009-2013)

Dr Kazimierz Krynicki, former staff and Senior Member: Rutherford

Dr Robert Neame, Honorary Graduate and Honorary Senior Member: Darwin

Paul Rawlinson (Eliot, 1980-1984)

Enid Reeves (Rutherford, 2002-2005)

The Very Revd John Simpson, Honorary Graduate, Honorary Senior Member: Darwin, Eliot, Keynes

Jessica Small (Keynes, 2012-2016 and PhD student, School of Anthropology and Conservation)

Fiona Tucker (Rutherford, 2010-2014)

Francis Walker (Eliot, 1967-1970)


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