Friday 08 May 1998
Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and naturalist, 72; Mrs Pat Barker, novelist, 55; Mr Peter Benchley, author, 58; Lord Blyth of Rowington, chief executive and deputy chairman, Boots Company, 58; Mr Jack Charlton, football manager, 63; Sir Ian Denholm, chairman, J. & J. Denholm, 71; Miss Viviana Durante, ballerina, 31; Viscount Falkland, former chief executive, C.T. Bowring (Trading) Holdings, 63; Mr Gary Glitter, rock performer, 54; Miss Heather Harper, soprano, 68; Lord Hoffmann, a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 64; Lord Jauncey of Tullichettle, a former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 73; Mr David Kendall, chairman, Ruberoid, 63; Mr Norman Lamont, former Chancellor of the Exchequer, 56; The Right Rev Graham Leonard, former Bishop of London, 77; Dame Felicity Lott, soprano, 51; Ms Rosemary McKenna MP, 57; Lord Murton of Lindisfarne, 84; Vice-Admiral Sir Neville Purvis, director-general, British Safety Council, 62; Dr John Reid MP, Minister for Defence Procurement, 50; Mr Alastair Service, writer, publisher, campaigner and chairman, Wiltshire Health Authority, 65; Air Marshal Sir Michael Simmons, secretary, Council of Justice for Animals and Humane Slaughter Association, 61; Sir Ronald Waterhouse, former High Court judge, 72; Sir Philip Wilkinson, former deputy chairman, National Westminster Bank, 71.
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