Saturday 16 May 1998
TOMORROW: The Earl of Airlie, former Lord Chamberlain, 72; Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Baird, 74; Marshal of the RAF Sir Michael Beetham, chairman of the Trustees, RAF Museum, 75; Mr Keith Bradley MP, Parliamentary Under- Secretary, Social Security, 48; Sir Rodric Braithwaite, former ambassador to Russia, 66; Professor Donald Cameron Watt, historian, 70; Miss Sue Carpenter, television presenter and journalist, 42; Mr Geoffrey Caston, former Vice-Chancellor, University of the South Pacific, 72; Sir Charles Cawley, former chief scientist, Ministry of Power, 91; Professor John Craggs, electrical engineer, 83; Mr Tenniel Evans, actor, 72; Sir John Garlick, former senior civil servant, 77; Lord Gordon of Strathblane, chairman, Scottish Radio Holdings, 62; The Right Rev Ian Griggs, former Bishop of Ludlow, 70; Sir Ronald Halstead, former deputy chairman, British Steel, 71; Dr Raymond Hide, geophysicist, 69; Mr Simon Hughes MP, 47; Mr John Iles, actor, 44;Mr Alan Johnson MP, 48; Mr Sugar Ray Leonard, boxing champion, 42; Mr Peter Mennin, composer, 75; Sir Eric Mensforth, former president, Westland Aircraft, 92; Miss Birgit Nilsson, operatic soprano, 76; Lieut-Gen Sir Douglas Packard, 95; Sir Edward Playfair, former senior civil servant, 89; Rt Rev Peter Price, Area Bishop of Kingston upon Thames, 54; Lord Tombs, former chairman of Rolls-Royce, 74; Captain Sir Miles Wingate, former deputy master, Trinity House, 75; Lieut- Gen Sir David Young, former GOC, Scotland, 72.
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