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Andy Gallagher, 1951-2015

Andy Gallagher, who has died aged 64, was a revolutionary from a young age.

Les Leaver, 1950-2015

Comrades in Sheffield are saddened to report the death of Les Leaver, a long-standing and loyal member of the Socialist Workers’ Party (SWP). 

Denis Healey 1917-2015

Denis Healey, an old Labour right winger, called himself socialist. But his real legacy is dumping principles for power, says Simon Basketter

Louise Rathbone 1966-2015

It is with utter shock and sadness that we learned of the passing of our comrade Louise Rathbone on Saturday 19 September.

Bernie Passingham, 1925-2015

Bernie Passingham was a leading figure in the 1968 Ford women sewing-machinists’ strike. 

John Alexander, 1923-2015

John Alexander, who was Dorset Socialists’ oldest member, died recently at the age of 91.

Peter Mortimer 1936-2015

Peter Mortimer, a member of Barnsley Socialist Workers Party (SWP), has died aged 78. 

Andy Smalley

Comrades will be saddened to learn of the untimely death of Andy Smalley. 

Paul McGoay 1972-2015

Paul McGoay, who died this week, was a true socialist. He was a working class intellectual and a real friend to many who sought his help.

Martin Walsh 1948-2015

Martin Walsh died last week from cancer. He was an inspirational teacher and trade unionist who fought all his life for a better world.  

Angus McKendrick, 1959-2015

Angus McKendrick has died suddenly from a virulent bacterial infection. 

Steve Cox 1955-2015

Comrades, anti-war and Palestine solidarity activists in York were saddened to hear of the death of Steve Cox.

Morris Beckman 1921-2015

Morris Beckman, who has died aged 94, will be remembered by many as a courageous and principled anti-fascist.

Terry Stewart 1934-2015

Socialists and trade unionists in Dumfries and Galloway were saddened to hear of the death of Terry Stewart, formerly of Serendipity bookshop in Dumfries.

Ray Davies 1930-2015

Ray Davies, from Llanbradach, South Wales, died on 7 May aged 85. He was a passionate working class fighter, socialist and campaigner throughout his life.

Abdul Omer Mohsin 1952-2015

Abdul—to the end he was always a fighter, not just for better conditions in the daily grind of our working lives, but also to build a better world for us all.

Maureen Delenian 1937-2015

Maureen was involved in the women’s liberation movement in Portsmouth when she came across the Socialist Workers Party (SWP). Finding our politics clear she joined the SWP there in the late 1970s.

Marie McGorrigan 1947-2015

Comrades were saddened to learn of the recent death of Marie McGorrigan. 

Martin Humphries 1954-2015

We were extremely saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of our friend and comrade Martin Humphries.

Mike Marqusee 1953-2015

Socialists will be saddened to learn of the death of the writer and activist Mike Marqusee at just 61.

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