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Obituary: Margaret Daniel

A VALUED former member of the Church Times editorial staff, Margaret Daniel, died on 11 February


THE death on 11 January of Charles Cleall, aged 87, has deprived the world of church music of one of its most able teachers and choir-trainers


THE Revd Tom Hawthorn died on 15 December, one day before his 96 birthday. His last 30 years were spent in Lowestoft, where he was very busy conducting services in the many churches in the area

Obituary: the Ven. Peter Sydney Godfrey Bridges

Obituary: the Ven. Peter Sydney Godfrey Bridges

THE Ven. Peter Bridges, who died on 24 January, aged 89, was a pioneer in a situation now quite common: combining the ordained ministry with another occupation

Obituary: Canon Michael Saward

Obituary: Canon Michael Saward

CANON Michael Saward, who died on 31 January, aged 82, was a colourful, multi-talented, and occasionally exasperating priest, writes Canon David Winter

Obituary: Sybil Edwards

Dr Bernard Palmer writes: SYBIL Edwards, the wife since 1984 of the Very Revd Dr David Edwards, a former member of the Church Times editorial staff, died peacefully on 28 January, aged 89


CANON John Alfred Thurmer, formerly Lazenby Chaplain of the University of Exeter, and Canon Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral, died on the feast of the Conversion of St Paul, 25 January, aged 89


THE Revd Maldwyn Lloyd Jones died on 27 December, aged 97, in Langland Bay Care Home, Swansea, some 61 years after his ordination in Brecon Cathedral


WITH the death in January of Elna Provoost, aged 97, the Church in the Netherlands has lost perhaps its longest-serving member, perhaps also the last English war bride

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PROFESSOR Marcus Borg, who died on 21 January, aged 72, was Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University until he retired in 2007

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