Rice: her works hang in collections from Tokyo to the United Nations

Noreen Rice: Painter whose dreamy and poetic work drew on Celtic imagery to create 'a strange and primitive universe'

Her works hang in collections from Tokyo to the United Nations in New York

Jack King

Jack King: Nasa official who performed hundreds of countdowns and became celebrated as 'the Voice of Apollo 11'

He headed Nasa's public information office at Cape Canaveral during the Mercury programme, the job he held when astronauts first flew to the moon

McIntosh in China during the Second World War

Elizabeth McIntosh,: Journalist who became an agent for the Office of Strategic Services whose efforts were crucial in the war in the East

Her best-known book is Sisterhood of Spies: The Women of the OSS which sketched the careers of the 4,000 women who served the agency

Preston: he could play at left-half, in either inside forward slot or as a striker

Tommy Preston: Versatile footballer whose greatest moments were his goals in a famous Fairs Cup victory against Barcelona

Creative but not pacy, the Edinburgh-born attacker-cum-midfielder shone for Hibs

Lord Griffiths of Govilon: Law lord who won the MC, helped win the County Championship and made many important judgments

Griffiths acquired a reputation as a judge who wanted to give defendants "a second chance" and also played cricket against Don Bradman's Australians

Prosser: 'a brilliant thinker and a master of language,' said Lord Hope of Craighead

William Prosser: Lawyer and administrator who bestrode both the legal world and the artistic scene of his native Edinburgh

Prosser also had an often ill-concealed disdain for politicians

Methol, far right, with another survivor, Gustavo Zerbino (far left) and, centre, Sergio Catalan, the Chilean who led the rescue, on the 40th anniversary of the crash

Javier Methol: Businessman who survived for 72 days in the Andes after his plane crashed in 1972

Methol lived for almost 43 more years after his harrowing ordeal

Lieutenant Michael Waddell: Wartime officer who was awarded the Military Cross for his heroism in rescuing 11 comrades from blazing tanks

The British were taking a hard pounding on the Catanian plain in Sicily’s sultry July heat of 1943, and Lieutenant Michael Waddell, 20-year-old liaison officer with the 50th Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment, was pinned down, his scout car knocked out. He managed by wireless to summon another, but moments later there erupted before his eyes an inferno – six tanks halted, four ablaze.

Sir Christopher Lee 1922 - 2015

Sir Christopher Lee: 'Crown Prince of Terror' whose work with Hammer Horror led the postwar revival of Gothic fantasy

Lee appeared with such luminaries as Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, and John Carradine, but it was his partnership with Peter Cushing in more than 20 films that ensured his place in the rank of screen immortals

Moody in his best known role as Fagin, on stage in 1985

Ron Moody: Actor who wrote and staged musicals of his own but will be forever remembered as Fagin in Lionel Bart's 'Oliver!'

Oliver! remained the highlight of Moody's career, partly because he was viewed by many as a comedian and was difficult to cast

Last and his band perform in Cologne in 1970: he sold more than 50 million albums round the world

James Last: Bandleader who rose above the carping of critics to delight fans with his jaunty arrangements for more than 50 years

Last's Non Stop Dancing albums paved the way for disco and dance mixes

Patten in 2010 at a press preview for ‘The Ministry of Food’ exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London

Marguerite Patten: Cookery broadcaster and writer who introduced generations to the pleasures of good food preparation

Patten was showed people how to feed their families well despite wartime shortages and postwar rationing

'The Lindsays', as they were known, in 1985: from the left, Cropper, Ronald Birks, Robin Ireland and Bernard Gregor-Smith

Peter Cropper: Violinist who co-founded the Lindsay Quartet and believed passionately in the power of music to change people's lives

Cropper founded Music in the Round which he regarded as one of his greatest achievements, designed to promote chamber music in Sheffield

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