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He was a kind and generous person, a serious and deeply committed political activist but one who also had a life affirming sense of fun. (Peter Cundill, St Andrews). Gardner, MA. In 1990 he became both a founding member and technical director of the Veronese co-operative, Multiart. Max became a member of Sandy Town Council in 2015 having previously involved himself with many organisations including The Twinning Association (forging a new link with Skarszewy in Poland), with the Sandy Sports and Leisure Association and he was also a keen supporter of events including the annual Carnival and the Christmas Lights Switch-on. He came to Lancaster after receiving his BA (Hons) in Mathematics from Cambridge University. He also featured on Desert Island Discs in 2006 when he mentions his time at Lancaster! View obituary. Records extracted by FindMyPast He learnt Russian while on National Service with the Navy. Porsche was a key member of alumni staff and was involved with many alumni activities including editing the STEPS magazine and co-ordinating the alumni careers fair, and, as such was well known to many Lancaster graduates. Her years at the University, and the friendships she gathered, were ones she always treasured and she greatly missed the cosmopolitan atmosphere of campus once she retired. Via Bolton the married couple arrived in Lancaster in 1969. ), Professor Wigmore full obituary (internal news. She joined Lancaster University in 1995 as one of three founder members of the Medical Statistics Unit within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The Right Honourable Lord Thomas Taylor of Blackburn CBE JP DL died on Friday 25 November 2016 following an accident. The loving w, Thomas Francis McGlynn, Teecat, Pap. He was one of the great scholars of Yugoslavia and a profoundly engaged figure in the years after its dissolution. Richard A Fagence (English, 1967, Lonsdale) a founding student at Lancaster died on 16 February 2019, aged 72. Throughout this period, Cho-nam participated actively and networked well especially with the new alumni. In Lewis' memory 'The Pieman PT Foundation' has been set up to help empower people to thrive mentally, physically and spiritually - something that was very important to him. John was a graduate of Glasgow University and joined Lancaster when the campus was still under construction in the 1960s. He was the son of the late Joe and M. , Israel Izzy Steven Newswanger, 11, of Clay Township, Lancaster County, started dancing in Heaven on the morning of January 24, 2022. He was Chancellor of Vaal University of Technology, and also holds a Lancaster PhD. Dave came to Lancaster to read Economics in 1967. Ian was well known at work and also locally, particularly for his dry sense of humour and his passion for his beloved Staffordshire Bull Terriers. Following an FA campaign to persuade FIFA to award medals to all the squad members, he was presented with his medal by the then-Prime Minister Gordon Brown at Downing Street in 2009. A full obituary, written by Michael Greaney, Department of English and Creative Writing, appears on the Lancaster University website. In addition to her broadcast work, Judy taught English, Radio Production and Media Studies at a variety of Further Education Colleges in the North West and lectured for the Journalism degree at the University of Central Lancashire, as well as writing a book with Clare Jenkins about the experience of bereavement within the family, Relative Grief. Born on 17th December 1942 in Barnstaple, Devon, Michael spent his early years enjoying the coast and countryside of North Devon. (Professor James Gow, Kings College London). Vanessa A. ), Bill Blackledge obituary (internal news. She was a musician and a very fervent evangelical who married Simon Tolaini, a young catholic. His family later moved to Lytham St Annes where he went to the local Grammar School and then in 1962 on to Birmingham University to study for his first degree in Geography. While at Lancaster he also extended his research to the study of landscape change, and associated socio-economic changes in the upland areas of Northern England, particularly the process of parliamentary enclosure. Next came York Law School before she qualified to practise law then return to Lancaster to join the firm Swainson Son and Reynolds in October 1989 and where she became a partner in 1996. The mysterious deaths of a Lancaster software developer and his family on a hiking trail were not a case of murder, police say. When the university in the late 1980s began to push forward on external collaborations, Dick was seconded to the central administration, while retaining links with Physics. Legal Notice | Harry Goulbourne (History, 1971, Cartmel) died on 17 April 2022. He also trained as a tour guide for Norwich and guests would be treated to a knowledgeable and enthusiastic exploration of that beautiful city. Professor Bob Hale passed away on 12 December 2017 aged 72. Bob Brown, former staff member, passed away suddenly on 9 April 2022. Emma joined the LUMS community in 1999, where she initially worked with the Reception team. WebFollow the latest news for Lancaster in Lancashire, England, UK - Local news and information in your area Latest News in Lancaster in Lancashire, England, UK - InYourArea LA1 1ET RegisterorSign In Enter your postcodeto see newsand informationnear you How We Use Your Data Lancaster Please rate this website National News Juliet Harman would like to thank the many former colleagues of Peter who have sent messages of condolence. Lindsay also built up the Librarys Special Collections, including rare books, and when the Librarys large extension was built in 1997, she ensured that proper provision was made for the increasingly important rare-book collections. Yes, simply click Add a photo located underneath the main photo of the obituary then upload the photos/videos you wish to share. He distinguished himself with his bravery, insight and superb writing skills principally with The Independent. A tribute from colleague, Professor Jane Simpson, appears on the LU website. Always willing, determined and thorough, Dave supported staff and students with their use of technology during his time here through a number of roles - first as Training Officer, then as Information Officer, and more recently as Software Manager responsible for the licensing of software applications.Amongst Daves achievements were playing a key role in the introduction of the LancasterAnswers knowledgebase, and a series of online Home pages that provided staff and students with relevant links and resources (like mini portals, at a time before the Student Portal and Staff Intranet existed).In his spare time, Dave was a keen photographer (with a particular liking for rusty skips) and artist. His next job was in Leeds, where he changed from focusing on philosophy to working in computing. Andy was a valued colleague, an alumnus of the School of Computing and Communications, LEC and Engineering and had been associated with the university for over 20 years. Professor Emeritus David M. Craig passed away on 2 November 2021 in his late eighties. After graduating she started work in the National Audit Office in Cardiff, where she met and married, David Stenning (Pendle 1976-79). Chris was acting Head of Department in 1977-78 and Head of Department 1979-82. In his later years he was also largely responsible for the formation of the Open Universitys Association of Graduates who awarded him Honorary Life Membership. He will be remembered as a very generous person who always had time for staff and students alike. He retired in 1996 and was made an honorary professorial fellow, later returning in a part-time capacity until 2004. She was kind, helpful, well-organised and efficient and worked easily with both staff and students. At the bottom of the hill lived Ruth the young girl at Newgate's shop and they married in 1964. After graduation Tony got a job with the Co-op.Tony worked for the Manchester City Council for 35 years, culminating with being made Head of Special Projects. His interests in South Asia were well known across campus. He served under five Lancaster Vice-Chancellors during more than forty years of service for the University. It is a testimony to his passion for teaching and education that he continued to work throughout his illness. He was a Commissioner of the Museums and Galleries Commission and served as vice-chairman of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission from 1992-94 and as a member of the Lake District National Park Authority from 2007-10. ", Paul Simons (MA Marketing, 1970) passed away in November 2020 after a long illness. He remained a Francophile and lover of red wine.Bob died shortly after diagnosis of an aggressive lymphoma. Sir John was also a key member of the Council of the Victoria University of Manchester from 1998 when the merger with UMIST was in preparation. From 1995 she worked as the Learning Resource Centre Manager at Myton School, Warwick. Richard Dow (PhD Physics, 1984, Bowland, MSc Applied Cryo Physics, 1981, Theoretical Physics, 1979) and 'Bowland Tuner' died in May 2015. Already as a graduate student, he was devising experimental techniques which have since been taken up worldwide. Warm tributes have been paid by some of the earliest students and sent to the Alumni Office. Arthur's full obituary is on the University's internal website. Bob arrived in Lancaster in 1968 and will be remembered by his contemporaries as the sharpest dressed fresher of that year; often be-suited, remaining loyal to the style of his teenage years in south London. Dr Tim Jeeves passed away on 10 September 2021, aged 42. Alan worked for many years in the University's Institute for English Language Education (IELE) and then joined the department in 2001. His charisma, together with his intellectual brilliance, his sharpness of mind, and his exceptional clarity of exposition made him an extraordinarily gifted teacher and a spellbinding lecturer.' He came to Lancaster for his post as a lecturer in Chemistry in September 1966. Cricket was Philips passion: he was an active member of the Association of Cricket Statisticians and of the C.C. Sadly her demise was rapid, although she had been diagnosed with cancer and was awaiting treatment. Wayne Leon Cooke, 68, passed away at his home on Monday, January 17, 2022. In an interview of 2015, he fondly recalled having an office on the top floor, next to the common room where all staff met for coffee and of giving lectures in the Centenary Church. He moved to Bentham, from where he enjoyed the view of Ingleborough from the window of his study. His first annual accounts showed a balance sheet of 13 million; his concluding balance sheet was heading close to 100 million. Upon completion of his research in York in 1983, he returned to the Department of Biological Sciences at Lancaster where he held a number of short-term research posts investigating the effects of pollution on plant growth working with Professor Terry Mansfield FRS. She was always willing to roll her sleeves up and meet fresh challenges head-on. Sir John Manduell CBE, the first Director of Music at Lancaster in 1968 passed away on 25 October 2017 at the age of 89. Full obituary on the Lancaster University main obituaries page. His friend, Dr Tam Cheuk-Ming has provided the following obituary: "Cho-nam and I both received our BSc and PhD degrees from the Environmental Sciences Department where we first met in the early 1980s. He was also a Justice of the Peace until 2004 for the Bury area where he lived. Michael Mumford, Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, died on 28 June 2020, aged 80.After taking degrees at the universities of Liverpool and McMaster, Michael came to Lancaster in 1972, to join what was then a department of Financial Control, and subsequently Accounting and Finance. ), Martin Cosgrif (MA Contemporary Theatre Practice, 1992) passed away 12 April 2020 from coronavirus. Latterly he became an educational advisor to the County and a leadership mentor for prospective Head Teachers. After graduating, Simon moved to London and by the late-1980s began teaching in a TEFL school off Oxford Street. He was made a professor of social research at the end of the 80s and his inaugural lecture, on 21 April 1993, was entitled Sex Crimes: Changing Patterns of Social Response. WebCite This Collection "British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries." After the closure of the old Fylde Coffee shop, he moved across to the refurbished Fylde Bar and became famed for his soups and salads. ), Bill Blackledge, former superintendent of the Biology Field Station, died of Covid-19 on 14 April 2020. Some years ago he survived a leg amputation due to bone cancer, but last year was diagnosed as having pancreatic cancer. He was born and grew up in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire before he studied mathematics at Queens College Cambridge, becoming a PhD student of Graham Allen. While he lived in London, in his vacations, he worked as a lighting operator at the Golders Green Hippodrome and was deeply involved in the University of London's Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Dr Tony Hindle's full obituary (internal news). It was rare that a meeting with Gill would not result in laughter, either as a result of her distinctive way of putting things, or the crazy facts that she would impart. He was also Acting Dean from 1989 to mid-1990 and Chairperson of Marketing & International Management from 1992 until 2002. Damons early work was on modelling data with ordered categorical outcomes. His main research contributions were in the area of Information Retrieval and in particular on stemming, anaphor resolution and automatic abstracting. An obituary for Ivor was published in the South Leeds Life Online. 0:04. Of dual Anglo-Australian nationality, he worked in Australian universities for twenty years, where he was the architect of the Course Experience Questionnaire, a central feature of quality assurance in Australian Higher Education (which was also the model for the UKs National Student Survey). In 1964, when he had the chance to start the Department of Operational Research (OR) at Lancaster with Pat Rivett and Mike Simpson, he could not resist the challenge of seeking to bridge the gap between industry and a University. Professor W.M. Jill's full obituary and tributes (Internal news), Professor M. Alexander Stewart, Professor of the History of Philosophy died on 30 July aged 83. Her most recent project, Impermanent Durations, a collaborative exhibition with artists from Singapore, Australia and the USA is currently showing in America, at the University of Ohio.She started and led the Lancaster Institute for Contemporary Art research group Insight, served on university committees and represented fine art practice on the most recent Research Excellence Framework exercise (2014).Her teaching was inspirational at all levels. He eventually became the Director of Undergraduate Courses in the Department of Physics. In 2017 he received a long service award in recognition of 18 years of continuous accreditation with 'Investors in People'. Liliana leaves behind a grieving family, loyal friends and many grateful students. He would often be seen on the Spine, selling his newspapers and happily engaging anyone in conversation. Nick Crockett (Philosophy 1982, Pendle) passed away suddenly in January 2022. He became a popular and important figure in the TU movement. Professor Margaret Canovan, a former member of the Politics Department passed away on June 16 at the age of 79. His specialism was Banach algebras and, following the precedent of Barry Johnson, he developed automatic continuity theory for homomorphisms. Cliff came to Lancaster, to what was then the Department of Operational Research in 1965, from Liverpool University, where he had been involved in studying bus routing and scheduling. The inaugural exhibition in the Scott Gallery, Romans in the North, was led by him. His inaugural lecture four years later was entitled Markets as Networks, reflected not only his academic interests but also his ability to engage with colleagues and students at all levels across the university. He came to Lancaster as a lecturer in Physics in October 1969. Asraf was also Headteacher for a time at KD Boys Grammar School in Manchester. Visit this link to create a free obituary then read the advantages of creating an obituary on Echovita and either click Start now or Create an obituary for your loved to begin. He was a co-opted member of the Council for ten years, and of the Planning and Resources Committee, at a time when the University was resuming a period of growth and development, particularly in research, under the third Vice-Chancellor, Professor Harry Hanham. He was President of the Royal Astronomical Society from 1981-83, and Astronomer Royal from 1991-95, the year in which he was knighted. The course was a huge hit and over 1,000 students engaged in the first two months of its launch. His history degree from Lancaster stood him in good stead for his future career, helping him to gain positions within various companies including Bristol Myers and Whitbread where he became Procurement Manager for the group. Peters widow Juliet has sent the following message:Professor Harman joined Lancaster University in 1974 and stayed until his retirement in 2007. Mark Wheeler, Lecturer in South East European Studies at Lancaster from 1975 to 1983 passed away on 7 April 2022. He took on the top role at the council in 2004 and was renowned for seeing the value in nurturing talent. Although probably a Chelsea man by heart he maintained his love of sport, but was loyal to his adopted county in being a season ticket holder for Norwich FC. Paul, or as he was usually known PJ, started his University life in 1985 living in Block 2. He was a very popular student with a great sense of humour that never failed to have the whole room in fits of laughter everywhere he went. During the first year of the opening of the University Academic staff were encouraged to assist in setting up student societies as they were starting from scratch. This direct connection to the actuality of working on major defence projects provided students with an opportunity to go beyond the theoretical knowledge and understand at a deeper level the difference that can make that real difference in contemporary project management practice. His main research interests included geopolitics, water and the environment. Stephen loved poetry and he was an avid reader and painter. He taught at Warwick Business School, for instance, and continued to research. In full Rachel style, she decided to take charge, her way and started a blog to document her experience. He was involved in the development of the alumni programme at Lancaster and served for many years on the Court of the University. She worked internationally, including in Berlin and at the British School at Rome. He was inspired to be a champion for the underrepresented and marginalised in society by Martin Luther Kings 'I have a Dream.'. His research investigated land and sea level changes in his home area of south-west Lancashire. Harold quickly became Finance Officer, the post he held until his retirement on 30 September 1992, to which he subsequently added Deputy Secretary. She began working in the Press Office in December 2017 in a role that combined both her engagement and HE passions. A teenage girl was found dead in Lancaster in the early hours of the morning. Colleagues from RSC have paid tribute to Scotts professionalism, positive energy and good humour. 0:53. Dr Ken Oates passed away on Friday 25 November 2016. He lived through the bombing of the city something which he blamed for his lifelong tendency to depression. On April 4, 2023, sadly, but peacefully, passed away, aged 106. News Item - Professor Geoffrey Easton, Staff Intranet, https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/philiplowton. His edition of The Scientific Letters and Papers of James Clerk Maxwell was published in three volumes by Cambridge University Press (1990-2002) and reissued in digital paperback in 2008. Cho-nam was extremely popular at Lancaster and every student from Hong Kong knew him as well as his wife Pinky who is also an alumna. Katarina Pardula, former University staff member died on 30 November 2017. Andy Shaw, University staff member, passed away after a short period of illness on 6 July 2018. Richard started his career in China and first came to Lancaster to study towards his PhD, which he received in 2002. David Murphy, former Programme Director of the Executive MBA (2000-2005) passed away on 23 November 2019. Ian was appointed to a lectureship in Geography at Lancaster University in 1979, having previously been a lecturer in the Geography department at Glasgow University. While his early work on the French Revolution was highly noted, it was his later scholarship on Switzerland at Lancaster and afterwards for which he was particularly known, including Political Change in Switzerland, published only a few years before his death and well over a decade after his retiring. He was active throughout his life in the Church of England, which both informed his capacity quickly to gauge how many members of an audience or a congregation there might be, and also hid kind and generous nature and treatment of colleagues and students. Paul was a graduate of the University of Huddersfield (BSc), The University of Birmingham (MRes) and Cranfield University (EngD). He began his higher education with a degree in Business Studies at Staffordshire University. He was widely known across campus for his journalism in the then student newspaper, John OGauntlet, and for his love of student politics. In a pioneering study, he examined the interface between social and religious life and the economy through a history of an important Quaker industrial dynasty. He was also a former president of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He took early retirement and buyback in 1997, as one of the many academic staff personally affected by the cash flow problems of the mid 1990s, and full retirement in July 1999. Brian also had close links with staff and students of the English department. Dr Gareth Hughes passed away on 1 March 2017. Dr Peter John Hudson (History, 1976, Pendle) passed away on 8 January 2019 after a career of tireless dedication to archaeological excavation and profound study of the history of Verona. He will be remembered by many of his fiends and colleagues not only for what he achieved but also for what he wanted to achieve, what he had the potential to achieve, and what he could have achieved. Arthur Boen, Chemistry porter for many years, died on 19 May 2015 aged 94 years. Lewis Boyd-Hill (BA Philosophy, Politics & History, 2014, Lonsdale) passed away in February 2021. She was born Nov. 12, 1951, in Lancaster, daughter of the Due to ill health, he spent much of his later life in a wheelchair. Mark Goddard Memorial Oak Tree - This is to inform the family and friends of the late Mark Goddard, a Geography undergraduate who sadly died in 1988, that the oak tree they planted in his memory has been moved. Brian Heron, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council from 1997 to 2003, died peacefully on 11 February 2016. He was born , John Robert Tice, 69, of Quarryville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Charlie Pottins (History, 1973, Furness) passed away on 15 September 2015. He was also active in college affairs and was principal of Cartmel College for a period before retirement in 2008. Bob Bond (French Studies, 1972, Cartmel) died on 17 February aged 69. Latterly Andie had taken up singing lessons and golf both passions shared with her daughters. Having been active in the Merseyside Labour Party for a long time, he was elected as a City Councillor in Liverpool in 2019. His research had an unusual breadth in its combination of detailed archival investigation with an excellent understanding of environmental change and its impacts on human societies. Anne Dalton, formerly Secretary and Departmental Secretary in Religious Studies, Linguistics and IELE passed away on 6 September 2021. He spotted and encouraged candidates like a racing tipster. As well as being a thorough field and laboratory researcher, Michael was an excellent teacher and was highly respected by both academics and members of the public. Michela Masci, formerly of the Department of Languages and Cultures passed away on 14 November 2019. Den will be sadly missed by his two sons, Phil and Dan and two granddaughters as well as all of his colleagues from those pioneering years. David was a great colleague and friend, and he will be deeply missed by many who worked with him over the years.". He was always available to clarify and explain particular concepts and methodologies used in economic analysis.