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  • Alex McCallum, 76, former Reuters journalist in London, Brussels and New York, died at his home in the United States in March 2017.

  • Paul Iredale, 66, former correspondent, died after a long illness on 27 February 2017.

  • Alexander Chancellor, 77, a former Reuters correspondent and editor, died on 28 January 2017.

  • Elizabeth Hornung (née Day), 66, a secretary with Reuters Economic Services in London in the 1960s and 1970s, died of cancer on 17 January 2017.

  • Seah Chiang Nee, 76, a Reuters correspondent in Singapore and Saigon in the 1960s, died on 15 January 2017. 

  • Allan Barker, 83, a former Reuters correspondent and editor, died on 9 January 2017.

  • George Vine, 97, a Reuters correspondent in Bonn in the 1970s, died on 19 December 2016. 

  • Nicholas Turner, 81, former Saigon bureau chief, died of malignant lymphoma in Wellington, New Zealand on 16 December 2016.

  • Peter Jackson, 90, former Reuters correspondent in the Indian sub-continent, died in London on 8 December 2016.

  • Peter Wade, 89, a 42-year Reuters veteran journalist, died in a London nursing home on 8 December 2016 after suffering a series of strokes.

  • William Hardy, 56, a sub-editor in London, died on 3 December 2016 after suffering complications from a brain tumour.

  • Rory Channing, 65, a former Reuters journalist, died of cancer in London on 15 November 2016.

  • Barry Barnett, 77, a former Reuters computer engineer in London and New York, died on 8 November 2016. 

  • Allan Reditt, 80, a former Reuters journalist, died of cancer in France on 5 November 2016.

  • Joe Marquette, 79, a former Reuters news photographer, died at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on 5 November 2016 after a series of illnesses.

  • Jonathan Gould, a Reuters correspondent in Frankfurt, died on 30 October 2016 after a complicated heart operation one week before his 54th birthday.

  • Juda Ngwenya, a Reuters photographer in South Africa, died in a hospital on 19 October 2016 after suffering a severe stroke five days earlier.

  • Brian Tracey, former editor of reuters.com, died of a heart attack in August 2016.

  • Chris Meyers, 28, a video journalist based in Tokyo, died in North Carolina on 1 August 2016 after a long illness.

  • Gordon Martin, 88, a Reuters correspondent in Europe, Africa and Latin America in the 1950s and 1960s, died of a heart attack at his home in Geneva on 27 July 2016.

  • Trevor Wood, 76, a former Reuters journalist, died after a fall at his home in Italy on 17 June 2016.

  • Carl Mollins, 84, a Reuters journalist on the London Nordesk during the late 1950s, died in hospital in Toronto on 28 May 2016 as the result of injuries sustained in a fall.

  • Max Siebenmann, 81, former Reuters salesman and manager, died in Zollikon, Switzerland on 24 May 2016. 

  • Terry Bochatey, 66, chief photographer in the United States from the late 1980s until his retirement in 2012, died after a long battle with cancer in April 2016.

  • Graham Crickett, 70, former international assignments manager for Reuters Europe, Middle East and Africa, died on 7 April 2016.

  • Peter Mosley, 79, former correspondent, editor and editorial manager, died on 30 March 2016.

  • John Stephens, 80, former deputy managing director, Reuters Europe, Middle East and Africa, died in March 2016. 

  • Ronald Cooper, 91, former Reuters editor and editorial manager, died on 14 March 2016.

  • Raja Asghar, 77, a former Reuters journalist in Pakistan, died in Islamabad on 13 February 2016.

  • Lee Casey, 78, former Reuters journalist in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, and later managing director for North America, died in February 2016.

  • Jim Forrester, 89, formerly Reuters overnight editor, died at home in Edinburgh on 24 January 2016.

  • Peter Howse, 72, formerly a member of Reuters’ Stockmaster/Videomaster engineering team, died on 24 December 2015.

  • Mohsin Ali, 92, former diplomatic editor, died in North Carolina on 16 December 2015.

  • Jim Jelter, 62, formerly an energy journalist in Europe and the United States for two decades, died of cancer at home in San Francisco on 9 December 2015.​

  • Diana Drayton, 87, from 1948 to 1988 a secretary to many senior Reuters executives and administrative assistant to the executive committee, died in hospital on 27 November 2015.

  • David Harding, formerly a technical manager in development, died in October 2015 two weeks after a cancer diagnosis.​

  • Brian Dalton, 76, former editorial assistant for 12 years in Madrid, died there on 24 October 2015.

  • Geoffrey Forster, 62, formerly a UK sales and marketing executive and who switched to human resources in Reuters’ London editorial, died on 1 October 2015.

  • Larry McQuillan, 70, a former White House correspondent for Reuters, died of cancer on 19 September 2015.

  • Roberto Landucci, 50, a Reuters journalist in Rome, died in a mountain climbing accident in the Italian alps on 8 August 2015.

  • Robert Moors, formerly a senior Reuters communications project engineer in London, died on 11 July 2015 after a short illness.

  • Liam Boyle, former Father of the National Graphical Association chapel at Reuters in London, died in hospital in Ireland on his 71st birthday, 25 June 2015.

  • Khaled al-Hariri, 54, a Reuters photographer in Syria for almost a quarter of a century, died of lung cancer on 22 May 2015.

  • Shavkat Rakhmatullayev, formerly Reuters TV cameraman in the former Soviet Union, died on 10 April 2015.

  • David Roberts, 66, former marketing director, Asia, died in hospital in Windsor, England on 7 April 2015.

  • Peter “Cal” Ebert, 74, former sub-editor in Hong Kong, Bahrain, Nicosia and London, died suddenly in Pattaya, Thailand in March 2015.​

  • David Goddard, 71, former desk editor, died in a nursing home in Devon, England on 13 March 2015 after a long illness.

  • Janice Lahm, 41, a Reuters HR business partner in New York from 2004 to 2010, died of cancer on 2 March 2015.

  • Maria Golovnina, 34, Pakistan and Afghanistan bureau chief, died suddenly at her office in Islamabad on 23 February 2015.

  • Fred Prouser, 63, former photographer in Los Angeles, died of cancer at home in Marina del Rey on 17 February 2015.

  • David Wiessler, 72, former editor in Washington, died on 14 February 2015.

  • Brian "Digger" Williams, 69, former correspondent and editor, died of cancer in Athens on 7 February 2015.

  • ​​Adrienne Farrell Jackson, 94, former correspondent in India, Italy and Switzerland, died in London on 27 January 2015.
  • Charlotte Klotzman, 98, personal assistant to Glen Renfrew when he ran Reuters North America and on into the first part of his term as Reuters managing director, died on 13 January 2015.
  • Michael Edbrooke, 61, former corporate picture librarian and photographer, died of cancer on 16 December 2014.
  • Jeremy Smith, 54, former Reuters Television deputy news editor, died on 14 December 2014.
  • Michael Dixon, 65, a former Royal Air Force engineer who worked for Reuters in City West, London for many years, died after his bicycle was struck by a car in Horsham, England, on 8 December 2014.
  • David Betts, 78, last of the four "Horsemen" who ran Reuters' World Desk, died suddenly on 21 October 2014.
  • Bill Jenkins, 71, former accountant and financial manager, died suddenly on 30 August 2014.
  • Jack Gee, 85, former correspondent, died in Paris on 29 July 2014 after a long illness.
  • Ali Mehravari, 91, former correspondent, bureau chief and manager in Tehran, died on 19 July 2014 after a short illness.
  • Nigel Ryan, 83, former correspondent, died on 17 July 2014 of a stroke in Versailles where he lived.
  • Bob Beattie, 71, former joint venture manager, died on 1 July 2014 after a long illness.
  • Michael Sposito, 57, former Visnews and Reuters Television bureau chief, died suddenly in Palestrina, Italy on 1 July 2014.
  • Ronald “Nobby” Clarke, 86, former correspondent and editor, died on 20 June 2014.
  • Reg Watts, 88, former commodities editor, died at home on 8 June 2014.
  • Debra Sherman, 51, correspondent in the United States, died in Chicago in April 2014 after battling lung cancer for more than a year.
  • Patrick Seale, 83, former correspondent, died in London on 11 April 2014.
  • Thomas Michael Clancy, 64, former editor and bureau chief in the United States, died of cancer on 8 April 2014.
  • Eddie Gillis, 72, former UK London Field Group engineer and communications specialist, died on 9 March 2014 after a short illness.
  • Jimmy Hahn, 83, former correspondent in Singapore in the 1950s and later regional manager for South East Asia, died from an apparent heart attack at his home in Vancouver on 23 February 2014.
  • Gerald "Jerry" Bieszk, 66, former Chicago commodities markets reporter died on 10 January 2014 after a lengthy hospital stay following a bone marrow transplant.
  • Ray Rumble, 81, former telegraphist and special traffic manager in London, died on 7 January 2014.
  • Michael Littlejohns, 91, former chief correspondent at the United Nations, died in hospital New York on 3 January 2014.
  • Jack Hartzman, 81, former London World Desk editor, died at home on 25 December 2013 after a long illness.
  • Muhanad Mohamed, first a driver and then a reporter in Reuters' Baghdad bureau for eight years, was killed by a car bomb near his home in southern Baghdad on 19 December 2013.
  • Jerry Norton, 67, senior correspondent and desk editor mainly in Asia, died in the Washington area on 15 December 2013 after a 14-month battle with a brain tumour.
  • Odile Leroux, 86, former French Service Africa specialist in Paris, died in December 2013. 
  • Keith Leighty, 61, former editor-in-charge of Reuters Americas financial editing desk in New York, died at a New York hospice on 17 November 2013 after a long illness.
  • John Earle, 92, former correspondent, died of pneumonia in hospital in Trieste on 19 September 2013.
  • John Keating, 46, who filled critical roles at Reuters Data Centre in London's Docklands, died in Greece on 12 August 2013 after a massive heart attack.
  • Alexandre “Aleco” Joannides, 90, former correspondent and business manager, died on 4 July 2013 after a long illness.
  • Roland Dallas, 77, former correspondent and features desk editor in London, died on 8 June 2013 at a care home run by the Journalists’ Charity after a long illness.
  • Charles “Chuck” Kershner, 70, former correspondent, editor and senior news executive mostly in the United States, died on 14 April 2013.
  • Helga Frankel, born in 1924, former researcher in the Reuters library in London, died in Honolulu on 7 March 2013.
  • Gerald Ratzin, 79, former correspondent and manager, died at home in London on 13 January 2013 after a long illness.
  • Colin Bickler, 78, former correspondent, editor and manager, died in a London hospice on 12 January 2013 after a short illness.
  • Timothy Avery, 60, former online editor for Reuters.com in Toronto, died on 11 January 2013 after a brief illness. 
  • Douglas Hamilton, 65, correspondent, drowned while swimming in the Mediterranean off a Tel Aviv beach on 24 December 2012.
  • Charles "Chuck" Frankel, 84, sub-editor on Reuters' North American desk in London in the late 1950s, died in hospital in Hawaii on 13 November 2012 after suffering an aneurism.
  • Felix Ordoñez, 52, photographer in Spain, died of a heart attack on 6 November 2012 as he was driving home after covering a soccer match in Madrid. 
  • Paul Nicholson, 52, who held technical posts in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore, died in November 2012.
  • Svetlana Kovalyova, 42, journalist in Reuters' Milan bureau, died on 29 September 2012 after a long illness. 
  • Derek Jameson, 82, former editorial executive, died of a heart attack at his home on 12 September 2012.
  • AJ “Tony” Cornish, 76, former international communications manager, died on 25 August 2012 after a short illness.
  • John Baggaley, former correspondent and editor, died in a hospice in Nicosia on 12 August 2012 after suffering from cancer.
  • Brian Crozier, 94, former journalist, died on 4 August 2012 after a long illness.
  • Robin Strathdee, 68, former correspondent, died in a Melbourne care home on 22 July 2012 after a severe stroke.
  • Denis Warner, 94, who worked for Reuters in Tokyo, died in Melbourne in July 2012.
  • Robert Green, 70, former correspondent in Washington, died on 14 May 2012.
  • Nick Carter, 83, former editor and manager, died of malignant melanoma on 10 April 2012.
  • Diane Stormont, born in 1959, former correspondent, died of cancer in hospital in Hong Kong on 14 March 2012.
  • Allan Dowd, 52, correspondent in Vancouver, died of lymphoma in hospital on 10 January 2012.
  • Allan Maitland, 80, former correspondent and editor, died on 11 December 2011 after suffering from lung cancer.
  • Dennis Savage, in his mid-80s, former commodities journalist in Comtelburo and Reuters Economic Services, died on 25 September 2011 at the Journalists' Charity home in Dorking, England.
  • Robert Eksuzyan, 81, a former translator and fixer in Moscow, died on 24 September 2011 in his homeland of Abkhazia.
  • Frank Fitter, 79, former economic services editor, died on 14 September 2011.
  • Ronald Harris, 86, former staff manager, died in June 2011.
  • Clare McDermott, 82, former correspondent and editor, died on 5 July 2011.
  • Shaun Best, 43, photographer in Montreal, died of a heart attack on 11 June 2011.
  • Ronald Farquhar, 88, former correspondent, died in Geneva on 19 April 2011.
  • Michael Posner, 79, former correspondent in Washington, died of leukemia on 11 March 2011.
  • Richard Williams, 56, former correspondent, died on 11 February 2011.
  • Aubrey Higgs, 93, former sports news editor, died on 26 October 2010.
  • Vladimir Raitz, 88, former radio monitoring interpreter, died on 31 August 2010.
  • Thomas Ingham, former technical manager, died of cancer in Thailand on 27 May 2010.
  • Amy Corcoran, former Reuters TV producer, died suddenly in Doha on 7 April 2010.
  • Gordon Cook, 83, former assistant pensions manager, died in September 2009.
  • Peter Blake, 59, technical manager, died of cancer on 9 July 2009.
  • Mark Nichols, 74, former sub-editor on Reuters' Nordesk in London, died in hospital in Toronto on 21 September 2011.
  • Erdmute Greis-Behrendt, 74, former editorial assistant in East Berlin, died of cancer on 15 August 2011.
  • Gilbert Sedbon, 94, former correspondent, died in Paris on 25 June 2011 after a short illness.
  • John Lawrenson, 80, former executive who co-wrote a book about events leading up to the 1984 flotation of Reuters in London and New York, died with his wife at their home in England on 23 April 2011.
  • Pat Caton, 60, who provided HR administrative support in London within the technical operations and development groups, died of a brain tumour on 9 April 2011.
  • Bill Hartley, 73, former sub-editor in London, died suddenly at his home in Montreal, Canada, on 6 April 2011.
  • Ron Sly, 83, formerly a senior editor on the London World Desk, died on 6 January 2011.
  • Duncan McWhirter, 75, former sub-editor on Reuters World Desk in London, died in Vancouver on 20 July 2010 after a stroke and a succession of complications.
  • Hugh Pain, 69, former correspondent, died on 25 February 2010 after a two-year battle with lung cancer.
  • Christian Wiessner, 46, commodities and energy reporter in New York, died of cardiac arrest on 12 January 2010 a day after being admitted to hospital with pneumonia.
  • David Nicholson, 68, former night editor on the London World Desk, died suddenly at his home in Beckenham, Kent on 2 August 2009.
  • Brian Horton, 76, former editor-in-chief, died suddenly at his home in Spain on 25 July 2009.
  • Doreen Vaughan, 77, former finance department secretary, died of cancer on 25 June 2009.
  • François Giuliani, 70, former correspondent who later served as spokesman for three United Nations secretaries-general, died on 15 June 2009.
  • Rob Batsford, believed to be 67, former correspondent in Africa and on the sports desk,  died at a hospice in Warwickshire  on 11 June 2009 two months after being diagnosed with brain tumours.
  • Jack Henry, 92, former editor of Reuters World Service, died on 6 May 2009.
  • Patrick Massey, 81, former correspondent, died in hospital on 17 March 2009.
  • Chris Catlin, 62, former correspondent and manager, died suddenly from an apparent heart attack on 12 February 2009 near his home in Lincolnshire, England.
  • Marguerite, Baroness de Reuter, 96, last of the Reuters, died on 25 January 2009.
  • Ralph Harris, 87, former White House correspondent, died on 24 December 2008 in a hospital outside Washington.
  • John Rettie, 82, former correspondent, died of cancer in hospital on 10 January 2009.
  • Mary Powers, 54, former correspondent in Lima and desk editor in New York, died at home in Boston, Massachusetts on 9 January 2009 after a long illness.
  • Arthur Spiegelman, 68, global entertainment editor, died on 20 December 2008 at his home in Los Angeles after suffering from cancer for several years.
  • Daniel Sullivan, 93, former assistant communications supervisor and one of Reuters' last uniformed messengers, died on 6 November 2008.
  • Ron Howard, 65, former correspondent and chief sub-editor, died on 17 October 2008 after a short illness.
  • Alan White, 60, former head of global technical operations, died in his sleep at home in France on 26 September 2008.
  • David Mathew, 79, former correspondent and editor, died suddenly at his home in Sarasota, Florida on 16 September 2008 of an apparent heart attack.
  • David Chipp, 81, former editor, died in his sleep at home in London on 10 September 2008.
  • Basil Chapman, 90, former assistant world services editor in London, died on 20 August 2008.
  • Steve Parry, 64, former sports editor, died  on 7 August 2008 after suffering from a respiratory illness.
  • Gerry Peterson, 83, former assistant to correspondents in The Hague, died on 29 May 2008 after suffering from cancer for several years.
  • Dolly Aglay, 41, commodities correspondent in Manila bureau, died on 26 May 2008 after a long illness.
  • Alan Thomas, 65, former correspondent and editor, died suddenly of a heart condition at home in Polruan, Cornwall in April 2008.
  • W S (Bill) Humphries, 74, former correspondent, editor and staff manager, died on 26 March 2008 after a long illness.