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Recent humanist obituaries

21st century obituaries of Humanists UK patrons, members, and other humanists

Craig Wallace (1927–2020)
Helen Madden (1940s*–2020)
Sir Samuel Brittan
(1933–2020)
Sir James Gowans FRS (1924–2020)
Lord O’Neill of Clackmannan (1945–2020)
Barbara Smoker (1923–2020)
Lord (Ted) Graham (1925–2020)
Lord (Tristan) Garel-Jones (1941–2020)
Terry Jones (1942–2020)
Clive James (1939–2019)
Sir Jonathan Miller CBE (1934–2019)
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)
Sir John Sulston
(1942–2018)
Baroness Muriel Turner (1927–2018)
Josh Kutchinsky (1950–2018)
Sir Kenneth Stuart (1920–2017)
Lord (Joel) Joffe (1932-2017)
Rhodri Morgan
 (1939–2017)
Lord Goodhart QC (1933–2017)
Professor Robert Hinde (1923–2016)
Peter Draper (1933–2016)
Jo Cox MP (1974–2016)
Professor Sir Harry Kroto (1939–2016)
Maurice Peston, Lord Peston (1931–2016)
Eric Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury
(1928–2016)
Umberto Eco (1932–2016)
Harry Harpham MP (1954–2016)
Cynthia Payne (1932–2015)
Warren Mitchell
(1926–2015)
Paul Rose (1935–2015)
David Nobbs (1935–2015)
Jeremy McMullen QC (1949–2015)
Sir Terry Pratchett OBE (1948–2015)
Brian Sedgmore (1937-2015)
Dr Harry Stopes-Roe (1924–2014)
Sue Townsend (1946–2014)
Dennis Turner, Lord Bilston (1942–2014)
Hetty Bower (1905–2013)
Doris Lessing CH (1919 – 2013)
Professor Hugh Huxley (1924 – 2013)
Elaine Morgan (1920-2013)
Tom Vernon (1939 – 2013)
Faith Brook (1922 – 2012)
Professor Lord Wedderburn of Charlton QC FBA (1927 – 2012)
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)
Claire Rayner OBE (1931 – 2010) (former President)
Lord McIntosh of Haringey (1933 – 2010)
Dr Ashok Kumar MP (1956 – 2010)
FitzRoy John Somerset, 5th Baron Raglan (1927-2010)
Sir Ludovic Kennedy (1919 – 2009)
Professor Michael Majerus (1954 – 2009)
Sir John Maddox (1925 – 2009)
Professor John L Harper CBE FRS (1925 – 2009)
Professor Brian Barry (1936 – 2009)
Harold Blackham (1903 – 2009) (former President)
Harold Pinter (1930-2008)
Sir Michael Levey (1927 – 2008)
John Gunnell (1933-2008)
Sir Bernard Crick (1929 – 2008) (and here)
James Hemming  (1909 – 2008) (former President)
Sir Arthur C Clarke (1917 – 2008)
George Melly (1923 – 2007) (former President)
Kurt Vonnegut Jr (1922-2007)
Richard Rorty (1931-2007)
Linda Smith (1958 – 2006) (former President)
Lord Stratford, formerly Tony Banks MP (1943 – 2006)
John Fowles (1926 – 2005)
Professor Sir Hermann Bondi FRS (1919 – 2005) (former President)
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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