wellinghall: (Goldie)
Amid the many famous people who have died this year, I think this gentleman deserves a mention. He saved so many, many lives.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-38351903
wellinghall: (Sarah Jane Smith #1)
For those of you who don't already know, Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane Smith in Dr Who) has passed away. It appears that she had been fighting cancer for some time.

The BBC has a brief report: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13137674
wellinghall: (Tom Tower)
"He became a Fellow of St Edmund Hall in 1955, recommended by JRR Tolkein, who wrote that Mitchell 'would prove a very suitable person to fill the lectureship . . . although he is an Australian'."

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article7041454.ece
wellinghall: (Bowling)
Test Match Special statistician and scorer Bill Frindall has died at the age of 69 after suffering from Legionnaire's disease.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/tms/7861363.stm
wellinghall: (Polecat)
"Emmy-winning actor Patrick McGoohan, best known for starring in cult 1960s TV show The Prisoner, has died at the age of 80.

He died in Los Angeles after a short illness, his film producer son-in-law Cleve Landsberg said."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/7829267.stm

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