Wednesday 05 February 1997
Mr Jack Aspinwall MP, 64; Mr Robert Atkins MP, 51; Mr William Burroughs, novelist, 83; Mr Red Buttons, actor and comedian, 78; Maj-Gen Sir Simon Cooper, Master of HM Household, 61; Mr Ian Findlay, former chairman, Lloyd's, 79; Lord Gibson, former chairman, the National Trust, 81; Miss Susan Hill, novelist and playwright, 55; Professor Sir Alan Hodgkin, former Master, Trinity College, Cambridge, 83; The Hon Douglas Hogg MP, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 52; General Sir Geoffrey Howlett, chairman, Services Sound and Vision Corporation, 67; Mr Mark Jones, Director, National Museums of Scotland, 46; Mr Denis Kennedy, chairman, Honeywell, 62; Mr David Martin MP, 52; Sir Andrew Morritt, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 59; Mr Frank Muir, writer and broadcaster, 77; Professor Adam Neville, former Principal and Vice- Chancellor, Dundee University, 74; Miss Charlotte Rampling, actress, 51; The Very Rev Colin Semper, Canon of Westminster, 59; Mr Michael Simpson- Orlebar, former ambassador to Mexico, 65; Mr Arthur Sulzberger, former chairman and publisher of the New York Times, 71; Sir Rodney Sweetnam, former orthopaedic surgeon to the Queen, 70; Mr David Turner, cricketer, 48; Sir Leslie Young, chairman, Lancashire Enterprises, 72.
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