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Recent humanist obituaries

21st century obituaries of Humanists UK members and other humanists:

Sir Colin Blakemore (1944–2022)
Baroness Sally Greengross (1935–2022)
Sir Gordon Downey (1928–2022)
Lord Hughes of Conway (1932–2022)
Richard Leakey
(1944–2022)
Noel Conway (d.2021)
Frank Judd (1935–2021)
Professor Thomas Cavalier-Smith FRS (1942–2021)
Craig Wallace (1927–2020)
Professor Hugh Mellor (1938–2020)
Helen Madden (1940s*–2020)
Barbara Smoker (1923–2020)
Terry Jones (1942–2020)
Clive James (1939–2019)
Michael Clark (d. 2019)
Sir Michael Atiyah (1929–2019)
Dr Dorothy Rowe (1930–2019)
Roger Mainwood (1953–2018)
Dale Winton (1955–2018)
Professor Stephen Hawking (1942–2018) (and here, by Roger Penrose)
Josh Kutchinsky (1950–2018)
Lord Goodhart QC (1933–2017)
Peter Draper (1933–2016)
Jo Cox MP (1974–2016)
Eric Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury
(1928–2016)
Umberto Eco (1932–2016)
Harry Harpham MP (1954–2016)
Cynthia Payne (1932–2015)
Baroness (Ruth) Rendell (1930–2015)
Brian Sedgmore (1937-2015)
Sue Townsend (1946–2014)
Hetty Bower (1905–2013)
Doris Lessing CH (1919 – 2013)
Tom Vernon (1939 – 2013)
Gore Vidal (1925-2012)
Christopher Hitchens (1949 – 2011)
Miriam Karlin OBE (1925 – 2011)
Rob Buckman (1948-2011)
Sir Kenneth Clucas (1921 – 2010)
Professor James Mourilyan Tanner (1920 – 2010)
Lord McIntosh of Haringey (1933 – 2010)
FitzRoy John Somerset, 5th Baron Raglan (1927-2010)
Sir Ludovic Kennedy (1919 – 2009)
Sir John Maddox (1925 – 2009)
Professor John L Harper CBE FRS (1925 – 2009)
Professor Brian Barry (1936 – 2009)
John Gunnell (1933-2008)
Sir Bernard Crick (1929 – 2008) (and here)
Sir Arthur C Clarke (1917 – 2008)
Kurt Vonnegut Jr (1922-2007)
Richard Rorty (1931-2007)
Lord Stratford, formerly Tony Banks MP (1943 – 2006)
Sir Joseph Rotblat FRS (1908 – 2005)
Sir Richard Doll CH OBE FRS (1912 – 2005)
Professor Lionel Elvin (1905 – 2005)
Earl Russell (1937 – 2004)
Professor John Maynard Smith (1920 – 2004)
Francis Crick (1916 – 2004)
Sir Peter Ustinov (1921 – 2004)
Lord Jenkins of Putney (1908 – 2004)
Lord Dormand of Easington (1919 – 2003)
Professor Sir Raymond Firth FBA (1901 – 2002)
Professor George Barnard (1915 – 2002)
Sir Bernard Burrows GCMG (1910-2002)
Professor Lord (George) Porter OM (1920 – 2002)
Lord (Michael) Young of Dartington (1915-2002)
Sir Lou Sherman (1914-2001)
Lord (William) Sefton of Garston (1915-2001)
Kirsty MacColl (1959-2000)

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