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Dick Oliver, NUJ Member of Honour, was a central figure at the union's delegate conferences for many years as well as being a source of calm and reliable advice to members in the broadcasting sector.
David Oates. who has died aged 50 after a short illness, had worked primarily as a BBC sports journalist covering football and rugby league for 25 years before becoming a freelance radio journalist two years ago.
Peter Avis, one of the NUJ's most devoted and best-informed Francophiles, has died.
Steve Harris, who died on 2 January, was a hugely respected figure throughout broadcasting in particular for his commitment to the training of journalists working in broadcasting and the maintenance of the highest possible standards of training.
Leading sports journalist Eddie Giles, who died at Christmas just before his 85th birthday, wrote several books on Bristol Rovers and Bristol City.
NUJ life member Bill Hodgkinson, who spent all his working life in Withy Grove, Manchester, has died aged 96.
Tributes have been paid to NUJ member of honour Arthur Quinlan, who died in Co Limerick on Saturday 22 December 2012.
David Turner was a former industrial correspondent with the Morning Star and a writer with Tribune and Personnel Management magazine.
Julie Leadbetter was one of the first national newspaper production journalists trained entirely on Macs using Quark Express.
Life member Keith Newton was a leading journalist at the Middlesborough Evening Gazette from the 1960s until his retirement in 2009.