Tuesday 25 May 1999
Lord Aldington, barrister, 85; Mr Kim Bailey, racehorse trainer, 46; Sir William Charles, High Court judge, 51; Mr Julian Clary, actor and comedian, 40; Miss Jeanne Crain, actress, 74; Mr Eric Deacon, actor, 39; Dr Carel de Wet, former South African ambassador, 76; Professor John Ffowcs Williams, Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 64; The Right Rev Brian Foley, former Roman Catholic Bishop of Lancaster, 89; Miss Margaret Forster, novelist and biographer, 61; Mr Peter Foster, former ambassador to West Germany, 75; Miss Livia Gollancz, publisher, 79; Sir Eldon Griffiths, former MP, 74; Baroness Hooper, solicitor and former government minister, 60; Sir Malcolm Innes of Edingight, Lord Lyon King of Arms, 61; Sir Ian McKellen, actor, 60; The Right Rev Michael Mann, former Dean of Windsor, KCVO, 75; Mr Dillwyn Miles, the Herald Bard, 83; Lord Plummer of St Marylebone, president, Portman Building Society, 85; Mr Geoffrey Robinson MP, 61; Mr Alastair Sharp QC, former circuit judge, 88; Miss Beverley Sills, operatic soprano and former director, New York City Opera, 70; Mr Dave Lee Travis, disc jockey, 54; Professor Sir Frances Vallat QC, Emeritus Professor of International Law, London University, 87; Mr David Wynne, sculptor, 73.
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