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Peter Horn: 1934–2019
It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the death of Peter Horn, who died on 23 July 2019.
23 Jul 2019
Emeritus Professor Sean Sellars: 1936–2019
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Sean Sellars, who died on 21 June 2019.
21 Jun 2019
Professor Robin Cherry: 1933–2019
It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the death of Professor Robin Cherry, who died on 26 April 2019.
26 Apr 2019
An ‘innovator for women’s health’
Tributes have poured for in Dr Carol Thomas, who is lauded as a trailblazer, warrior women, mentor, innovator, brilliant scientist and compassionate doctor.
18 Apr 2019
Professor Michael Feast: 1926–2019
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Michael William Feast, who died on 1 April 2019.
01 Apr 2019
‘Forensic giant’ Knobel dies
Retired head of UCT’s Division of Forensic Medicine Professor Deon Knobel has been lauded as a “forensic giant” following his death on 1 March.
06 Mar 2019
Sir Aaron Klug: 1926–2018
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Sir Aaron Klug, who died on 20 November.
20 Nov 2018
Dr Lester Ryan John: 1968–2018
It is with much sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Dr Lester Ryan John, a former senior lecturer in the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Department of Human Biology, on 22 September 2018.
22 Sep 2018
Brenda Klingenberg: 1952–2018
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of colleague Brenda Klingenberg on 12 September 2018.
12 Sep 2018
Rose Kennett: 1940–2018
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Rose Kennett on 13 August. Rose spent more than 30 years at the University of Cape Town in a variety of crucial roles.
13 Aug 2018
Professor Bongani Mayosi: 1967–2018
Professor Bongani Mayosi served as Head of the Department of Internal Medicine from 2006 to 2015 and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Cape Town (UCT) until his untimely passing on Friday, 27 July 2018.
27 Jul 2018
Bruce Arnott: 1938–2018
After he retired from UCT, Bruce Arnott continued to produce art from his Cape Town studio until his death from illness, late on Thursday, 19 July 2018.
19 Jul 2018
Dee Bradshaw: 1958–2018
Emeritus Professor Dee Bradshaw passed away on 7 June 2018, just a few months short of her 60th birthday, after a courageous battle with cancer.
07 Jun 2018
Jacquez Charl ‘Kay’ de Villiers: 1928–2018
Emeritus Professor Jacquez Charl “Kay” de Villiers, polymath, historian, teacher, leader and neurosurgeon, passed away on Tuesday 5 June 2018.
05 Jun 2018
Cecil ‘Doc’ Moss: 1925–2017
Springbok, Western Province and UCT rugby icon Dr Cecil ‘Doc’ Moss (92) died on 27 October.
27 Oct 2017
Mitchell Shackleton: 1920–2017
Professor Mitchell Shackleton has died at the age of 96.
20 Jul 2017
Pat Tebbutt: 1924–2017
Former judge Pat Tebbutt died on 20 May 2017 at the age of 93.
20 May 2017
Craig Comrie: 1946–2016
Emeritus Associate Professor Craig Comrie was a pillar of strength in Physics at UCT for 40 years. A few days after his 70th birthday, while walking his dog Mac on Rondebosch Common, Craig suffered a fatal heart attack.
08 May 2017