IAN McDougall, who has died aged 92, became a senior lecturer in the department of chemical engineering at Leeds University, having originally studied the subject part-time at Battersea Technical College.
VICTOR Ernest Dent, who has died at the age of 76, was a well-known shire horse breeder and character from Burniston, Scarborough.
FAMILY, friends and colleagues attended a memorial service for former Settle Creamery director, John Richard Hutton.
ANNE Turner, who turned her artistic talents into a second career to become a noted potter following her early retirement from teaching, has died at the age of 63.
IF actor and comedian Paul Shane hadn’t slipped on the soap as he showered after a shift at Rotherham’s Silverwood Colliery, he may never have risen to prominence as holiday camp comedian Ted Bovis in 80s sitcom Hi-de-Hi.
YORKSHIRE actor Paul Shane, best known for his role in the 1980s TV sitcom Hi-de-Hi!, has died at the age of 72.
Cyril Hood, who has died at the age of 90, was born in Southowram and educated at Withinfields School and Rastrick Grammar School. Encouraged by the Rev. C.D. Roberts of St Anne’s Church, Southowram, he pursued further study at St John’s College, York and began his teaching career in 1942. He taught at Copley Council School; Kingham Hill School, Oxfordshire; and St Augustine’s, Halifax, before being called up to serve in the Second World War.
STU Page, who has died aged 59, was a popular musician who had been performing since the age of 10.
HARRY Chaffer, who was recognised as the oldest Father Christmas in Yorkshire as he raised thousands of pounds every Christmas for a leading cancer charity, has died aged 90.
RACEHORSE owner and golfer Reg Bedding, who has died aged 91, was a quantity surveyor by profession and for many years senior partner in the Leeds-based quantity surveying consultancy, Rex Proctor and Partners.
NORA George who was dedicated to education and found great enjoyment in giving people books, has died aged 96.
NEVILLE Packett, author, businessman, philanthropist and traveller, who has died at 91, seized the opportunity to expand the family’s Bradford-based insurance broking business when decline hit its core region with the wool textile industry at its heart.
PROFESSOR Barrie Dobson, who has died at his home in York aged 81, was one of Britain’s most distinguished medieval historians.
IAN Johnston, the former managing director and chairman of Terry’s of York, has died. He was 86.
BOB Leakey, who has died aged 98, was a pioneer potholer and cave diver, active mainly in the Yorkshire Dales throughout the 1940s and 1950s.
JOHN Birkby Midgley – universally known as JB – was the first elected mayor of Wetherby, holding the post for the next six years.
PATRICK Sexton, a former Conservative councillor on Leeds City Council, has died aged 91.
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