Obituaries

John Henry Harper CloughFlorence Ruth Dingley (ne Clulow)Ronald Wilfred Lewis HallEric Alister KnappettEnid Sylvia LeGrange

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7097.1835 (Published 21 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1835

John Henry Harper Clough


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Former general practitioner north London (b Nottingham 1923; q Middlesex 1947), died of lung cancer on 16 January 1997. He was an accomplished musician who declined an organ scholarship to Cambridge in favour of medicine. He did his national service in the Royal Air Force in Singapore and gained further experience in several London hospitals before entering general practice. He was medical referee for Golders Green crematorium for over 30 years, was on the staff of Hendon district hospital until it closed, and was active in the local BMA, local medical committee, and freemasonry. His life was complicated by longstanding cerebellar ataxia and he had had an unrelated carcinoma of the colon removed six years before his death. He leaves a wife, Margaret; a daughter and two sons; and four grandchildren.

[R K I Kennedy]

Florence Ruth Dingley (ne Clulow)

Former editor of the bulletin of the Medical Women's Federation (b 1896; q UCH 1920; MD), d 2 March 1997. She had a troublous early life. Her father, a printer, kept the family …

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