Marek MillerBMJ 2021; 374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2344 (Published 24 September 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2344
- Charlotte Gath,
- Richard O’Brien
Marek Miller, who has died at 61, was born in Chiswick to Polish parents who had escaped the terrors of Hitler and Stalin to find eventual refuge in England in 1946. It always surprised those who knew him that English was in fact Marek’s second language: he spoke only Polish until he was 6 years old, and he never lost his pride in his Polish connections.
Marek was always charming, gentlemanly, and sociable, to the extent that he had to resit his A levels at Latymer School because academic studies were inconvenient to his extensive social life. It never happened again: he always worked hard at whatever he set his mind to.
Marek was initially attracted to psychology, in which he graduated from …