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Obituaries 2023

We are sad to report the passing of LSE alumni and staff in 2023. Alumni are listed in alphabetical order in the decade they received their first degree at LSE. Where available, we have included a link to online obituaries. 

1959 and earlier

Catherine Avent OBE, CSSA Social Policy and Admin, Obituary
Alec B M Batanero, BSc Economics 1959
Professor Philip Courtenay, BSc Geography 1953, PhD Geography 1962
Eric Edwin Lampard,
BSc Economics 1948, Obituary 
Sir William Taylor
, BSc Sociology 1952, Obituary
Reginald C Wright OBE, CMH Social Policy & Admin 1951


Sir Alan P. Budd, BSc Economics 1963, Obituary
Luis A Chico-Pardo, MSc Economics 1965
Shirley A Cliff,
BA Geography 1960
Peter Coldrick, BSc International Relations 1965
Shoaib Hashmi, MSc Economics 1968, MPhil Economics 1969, Obituary
June R Road (previously Newfield),
BA Sociology 1963
Edward R Pressman, General Course 1966, Obituary
Dr Philip G Tasch, BSc Economics 1963


 Dr Ingeborg Paulus, PhD Sociology 1971, Obituary
Professor Brian R Rutherford, LLM Law School 1975


 W Dennis Grubb, OCC Economics 1986


 Hazel Johnston, MSc Social Anthropology 1992, Obituary








 Ian Black, Visiting Senior Fellow, Middle East Centre, Obituary


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