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Blog Entry Tim Burfoot, 1958 - 2019
We have learned with deep regret of the passing of alumnus Tim Burfoot
Located in Alumni / Our alumni / Obituaries and Tributes
Blog Entry Emeritus Professor Eric Dunning
It was with great sadness that the University has learned of the death of Emeritus Professor Eric Dunning. Eric was a pioneer in the sociology of sport and the founder, with Patrick Murphy and John Williams, of the Sir Norman Chester Centre for Football Research.
Located in Alumni / Our alumni / Obituaries and Tributes
Blog Entry Vikki Orvice, 1962-2019
We have learnt with deep regret of the sad passing of eminent sports journalist and Leicester alumna Vikki Orvice (BA English, 1984). Vikki passed away after a long battle with cancer at the age of 56.
Located in Alumni / Our alumni / Obituaries and Tributes
Blog Entry Ken Ford 1930 – 2018
We have learned with deep regret of the death of acclaimed artist, sculptor and academic Ken Ford. Ken was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University in 2010 for his contribution to the artistic life of Leicestershire and the UK.
Located in Alumni / Our alumni / Obituaries and Tributes
Blog Entry Wilf Dillon, 1920 - 2017
We have learnt, with regret, of the death of alumnus Wilf Dillon. Wilf graduated in 1973 with a BA (Hons) Sociology. Wilf served as president of the SU between 1971 - 1972.
Located in Alumni / Our alumni / Obituaries and Tributes
Blog Entry William Bootle, 1925 - 2017
We have learnt, with regret, of the death of William Bootle on June 22, 2017. William gained a Diploma of Education from our University and was the President of the Student Union from 1951 - 1952.
Located in Alumni / Our alumni / Obituaries and Tributes
Blog Entry Remembered for his ‘quiet confidence’, integrity and friendship, Alumnus Sam Owori
Content provided by Rotary International. Written by Ryan Hyland and Abby Breitstein, re-purposed by Taylor Crosby (University of Leicester)
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Blog Entry Leicester remembers honorary graduate Tim Pigott-Smith
The prominent actor was educated in the city and honoured by the University
Located in News and Events / / 2017 Archive / April
Blog Entry In Memory of Margaret Mallett Webpage
Located in Offices / The English Association / News
Blog Entry Crime writer and creator of Inspector Morse dies
University pays tribute to honorary graduate Colin Dexter
Located in News and Events / / 2017 Archive / March

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