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Caroline Diss 1959-2019

Caroline will be remembered by all those who knew and loved her for her courage, her audacity and solidarity with anyone resisting injustice

Obituary - Drew McEwan, 1947-2019

Comrades in Glasgow were saddened to hear of the death of Drew McEwan, who passed away after a courageous battle with asbestos-linked mesothelioma.

Obituary - Alan Hunt, 1927-2019

Members of Chesterfield Socialist Workers Party were very sad to learn of the death of Alan Hunt aged 89. He has been a member of the branch for many years.

Clamity Parker 1965-2019

Clamity Parker was an SWP member in Kent

Brian Way, 1950-2019

It’s sad to announce the death of our friend and comrade Brian Way.

Toni Morrison, 1931—2019

Toni Morrison, one of the greatest writers of the 21st century, died last week.

Mike Heaney 1954-2019

 Revolutionary socialist Mike Heaney sadly died last week after four months in hospital with leukaemia

Robin Beste, 1944-2019

Robin’s sudden death on 29 May was a shock to us all

Colwyn Williamson 1938-2019

Colwyn Williamson was a central figure of the Swansea left for decades,

Obituary - Matt Gardiner, 1939 - 2019

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of our comrade Matt Gardiner.

Brian Mulvey 1951-2019

It is with great sadness that comrades and Unison union activists heard of the death of Brian Mulvey after a short illness

Frank Stone, 1937-2018

Close friends, comrades and family came together recently for a memorial to the life of Frank Stone who died just before Christmas

Jeremy Hardy 1961-2019

It is with profound sadness that we face the death of socialist and comedian Jeremy Hardy. Jeremy was a wonderful friend, an ally to anyone suffering injustice and a comrade to anyone fighting it.

Obituary - Vince Dawes 1973-2019

Comrades in South Wales, Watford and Harrow were very saddened to hear about the sudden death of Vince Dawes

Tamara Kalom, 1939-2018

Many customers of Bookmarks Bookshop will be sorry to hear of the death of Tamara Kalom (Tami) on Christmas Eve.

Ken Whitwell, 1941-2018

It is with great sadness that comrades and friends of York SWP learnt of the recent death of Ken Whitwell.

Tamara Kalom 1939-2018

Many customers of Bookmarks Bookshop will be sorry to hear of the death of Tamara Kalom (Tami) on Christmas Eve. Tami was born in 1939 in Palestine, to German Jewish parents fleeing Nazi Germany.

Obituary: Pat Boyle 1942-2018

Pat, who died recently, was an ever-present member of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in west London and at national events.

Jean Dorothy Parkin, 1921-2018

Jean Parkin, my mother, died peacefully on 20 November 2018.

Bill Ronksley 1924 - 2018

After a lifetime in the thick of working class struggle, Bill Ronksley, former president of train drivers' union Aslef and Sheffield TUC secretary, has died aged 94.

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