Anthony (Tony) Cowie

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the death, on 22 November 2015, of Mr Anthony (Tony) Cowie, former Reader in Lexicography in the School of English.

Tony came to the University as a Temporary Lecturer in English Literature in 1964, later becoming Senior Lecturer in Modern English Language in 1976, and Reader in 1992. Tony was also an Author and Editor for the Oxford University Press.

The funeral service will be held at 11.00am on Wednesday 9 December at Oakwood Church, Springwood Road, Leeds, LS8 2QA, on which day the flag on the Parkinson Building will be flown at half-mast in Tony’s memory. No flowers by request; donations may be made to Parkinson's UK.  

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