Former teacher dies aged 90

Wharfedale Observer: (7669559)Jean Laycock, of Ilkley, who has died aged 90

1:08pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A FORMER teacher and Ilkley mother-of-five has died at the age of 90.

Obituary: Frank Bagshaw

11:00am Thursday 26th April 2012

The RAF’s oldest former officer has died at the age of 105.

Herbrand Vavasour Dawson

12:31pm Thursday 8th December 2011

Herbrand Vavasour Dawson, the owner of Weston Hall since the 1960s, has died aged 93.

Mavis Bowman

11:31am Thursday 8th December 2011

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a “legendary” honorary citizen of Otley.

Tributes paid to 'a true gentleman'

Wharfedale Observer: David Lewis, who died on holiday.

9:07am Thursday 24th November 2011

Tributes to “a lovely man” have been paid following the death of gourmet food company director David Lewis.

Lord Harewood

Wharfedale Observer: Lord Harewood, who has died aged 88

10:51am Thursday 14th July 2011

Annette Mcintyre recalls her interview with Lord Harewood, whose death was announced this week.

Air Commodore Peter Cribb

Wharfedale Observer: Air Commodore Peter Cribb in the 1960s.

9:43am Monday 4th July 2011

A Wharfedale-born pilot famed for making an unauthorised bombing raid on Hitler’s Bavarian hideout has died aged 92.

John Gundry

Wharfedale Observer: John Gundry was a long-serving community figure in Burley-in-Wharfedale.

10:56am Thursday 16th June 2011

The community of Burley-in-Wharfedale has lost a long-serving champion of local causes with the death of community councillor founding member, John Gundry.

Patricia Holdsworth

11:52am Thursday 2nd June 2011

A popular former Guiseley infant school teacher has died after a long illness.

Tributes to true 'local bobby'

12:20pm Thursday 20th January 2011

A funeral service for a well-known retired policeman will take place at Otley All Saints’ Parish Church tomorrow.

Obituary: Sandra Newman

Wharfedale Observer: Sandra Newman died after a short illness.

9:27am Thursday 29th July 2010

Members of the local Guiding movement have paid tribute to a dedicated district commissioner who died recently.

Obituary: Roy Barker

Wharfedale Observer: TIRELESS WORK: Roy Barker delivering polio vaccine in India.

9:25am Thursday 29th July 2010

On July 6, Roy Barker took on the office of President of the Rotary Club of Aireborough for 2010/11 with the same modesty, pride and courage he had consistently displayed since he became a club member in February 2006.

Village historian dies

Wharfedale Observer: Margaret and Dennis Warwick were known as Mr and Mrs Burley-in-Wharfedale.

7:53am Thursday 3rd June 2010

An eminent local historian and well known member of the Wharfedale community has died following a six-month battle with illness.

Tributes to school and Scout master

Wharfedale Observer: gh

11:00am Thursday 13th May 2010

A former Bradford Grammar School and Scout master has died at the age of 94.

Gardener dies suddenly at 42

Wharfedale Observer: Peter Riley, who has died suddenly.

6:28pm Wednesday 12th May 2010

A gardener who helped tend land across Ilkley for more than 20 years has died at the age of 42.

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