Friday 23 May 1997
Sir Kenneth Allen, engineer, 90; Sir David Barran, former chairman, Midland Bank, 85; Mrs Juliet Campbell, Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge, 62; Sir Matthew Campbell, former senior civil servant, 90; Sir Hugh Casson, former President of the Royal Academy, 87; Miss Joan Collins, actress, 64; Sir Samuel Curran, former Vice-Chancellor, Strathclyde University, 85; Mr Nigel Davenport, actor and trade unionist, 69; The Very Rev John Drury, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 61; Dr Walter Eltis, former Chief Economic Adviser to the President of the Board of Trade, 64; Miss Betty Garrett, actress, 78; Mr Malcolm Gill, head, Banking Department, Bank for International Settlements, 63; Mr Marius Goring, actor, 85; Lord Grenfell, former Senior Adviser, European Office, World Bank, 62; Mr Graeme Hick, cricketer, 31; Mr Anatoly Karpov, chess player, 46; Sir Peter Kenilorea, former prime minister, Solomon Islands, 54; Sir James Lester, former MP, 65; Sir John Lyons, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 65; Mr Humphrey Lyttelton, jazz musician, 76; Mr Michael McCrum, former Master of Corpus Christi, Cambridge, 73; Mr John Newcombe, tennis player, 53; Mr Peter Preston, former editor-in-chief, and chairman, the Guardian and the Observer, 59; Mr Robert Sangster, racehorse owner and breeder, 61; Mr Artie Shaw, clarinettist and bandleader, 87; Mr John Stevens, MEP, 42.
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