Obituaries and tributes

Here we commemorate and celebrate the lives of alumni and friends of the University who are no longer with us.

The University crest in stained glass

Dr Sheila Abdullah - Alumna

Dr (William) Peter Adams - Alumnus

Allan Barnes - Alumnus and Former Member of Staff

Dr Eric Bateson - Alumnus

Professor Graham Battersby - Former Member of Staff

Professor Frank Benson - Alumnus and Former Member of Staff

Dr Shepherd Willie Bhero - Alumnus

Professor Max Blythe - Alumnus

Professor Sir Paul Anthony Bramley - Former Member of Staff

Dr E.M. Bridges - Alumnus

Gwendolyn Bridges - Friend of the University

Bob Brighton - Friend of the University

Professor David Clifford Brown - Alumnus

Chris Burkhill - Alumnus

Philip Burkinshaw OBE - Alumnus

The Hon Sir Sze-yuen Chung - Alumnus

Dr R. Cox and Mrs Shelagh Cox - Alumnus and friend of the University

Sir Alan Dawtry, CBE, TD - Alumnus

Peter William Doughty - Alumnus

Professor John Alastair Duffy - Alumnus

Dr John Elliott - Alumnus

Dr John Llewellyn Evans - Alumnus

Professor Tom and Joan Flett - Former staff and friends of the University

Dr S. Martin Foggo - Alumnus

Professor Edward 'Teddy' Garden - Former staff

Christopher Goldthorpe - Alumnus

Michael Goode - Alumnus

Angela Goodwill (nee Skeens) - Alumna

Professor Stan Gregory - Former Member of Staff

David John Henderson - Alumnus

Faye Holden - Alumna

Luke Holland - Alumnus

F. John Houghton - Alumnus

Peter Hurst - Alumnus and legacy donor

Henry Imariagbe Igiehon - Alumnus

Dr W R 'Bill' Jarvis - Alumnus

John Marshall Jenkins - Former Member of Staff

Brian V Juden – Former Member of Staff

Ronald Kay - Alumnus

Roy 'Fritz' Koerner - Alumnus

Professor Sir Hans Kornberg - Alumnus

Professor Sir Harry Kroto - Alumnus

Professor John Lakey - Alumnus

Dr Pam Lakey - Alumna

Deacon Samuel Gbadegeshin Laosebikan - Alumnus

Arthur John Earnest Lello - Alumnus

Dr James Montague Lewis - Alumnus

Dr Tony Lewis, MBE - Alumnus

Mary Lill - Alumna

Dr John Longstaff - Alumnus

Dr Margaret Longstaff - Alumna

Thomas Luke - Alumnus

Pamela Burnip Mann, MBE - Alumna

Peter H Mann – Former Member of Staff

Brian Mayes - Former Member of Staff

Lucy Mitchell - Former Member of Staff

Caroline Mockford - Alumna

Professor Raymond Moss - Alumnus

Dr James Muiruri - Alumnus

Peter Murray – Alumnus

Cheryl Newnham - alumna

Emeritus Professor John Nicholson - Former Member of Staff

Mrs Brenda Ogden - Friend of the University

Dr John Padley - Former Member of Staff

Dr Yusuf Ismail Patel - Alumnus

Malcolm Paynter – Alumnus

Dr William 'Stan' Pierpoint - Alumnus

Alan William Postlethwaite - Alumnus

Dr Alfred Graham Raper - Alumnus

Dr Shree Vishna Rasiah - Alumnus

Professor John Roach - Former Member of Staff

Keith Robert Roe - Alumnus

Eileen Ryan - Alumna and Former Member of Staff

Mr Ghazi Sabir-Ali - Alumnus

Professor Eric Sainsbury - Alumnus and Former Member of Staff

Professor Geoffrey Sims - Former Vice-Chancellor

Linda J Sinker - Alumna

Dr Neville Vincent Smith - Alumnus

Dr Yves Sojka - Alumnus

Alan Soons - Alumnus

Susan Spence - Alumna

Dr Margaret Staniforth - Alumna

Professor Robert Street - Former Member of Staff

Neophitos 'Nof' Ttofias - Alumnus

Iain Twigg - Alumnus

Dr David Twiss - Alumnus

Monica Walker - Former Member of Staff

Dave Wickett - Alumnus

Eric Wilkes - Honorary Graduate and Former Member of Staff

Sir John Crossley Wood - Former Member of Staff

Paul Woods - Alumnus

Robert Worboys - Alumnus

Alan Yates - Alumnus

John Michael Yates - Alumnus

These obituaries and tributes have been submitted by alumni and friends of the University.

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