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Mr Craigie Aitchison, painter, 68; Sir Brian Barratt-Boyes, heart surgeon, 70; Mr Clive Betts MP, 44; Sir Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, former Prime Minister of Queensland, 83; Mr Richard Blackford, composer, 40; Mr Michael Bond, creator of 'Paddington Bear', 68; Dr Sydney Brenner, biologist, 67; Lady Donaldson of Kingsbridge, writer, 87; Mr Stephen Hendry, snooker player, 25; Sir Liam McCollum, High Court judge, Northern Ireland, 61; Mr Colin Shepherd MP, 56; Mr Robert Stack, actor, 75; Mr Kenneth Turpin, former Vice-

Chancellor, Oxford University, 79; The Right Rev Michael Vickers, Area Bishop of Colchester, 65.