Gordon Dickinson

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the death, on 23 July 2017, of Gordon (Dick) Dickinson, former Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography. *Updated refreshments details*

Following his army service, and after a period working as a Junior Planning Assistant in the Pontefract Office of the West Riding County Planning Department, Gordon was appointed as an Assistant Lecturer in the School of Geography. A lectureship quickly followed (1956), followed by a senior lectureship (1974). Upon his retirement in 1989, Gordon was appointed as a Senior Fellow for a further two years.

The funeral service will be held at 11.40am on Monday 14 August at Lawnswood Crematorium, Otley Road, LS16 8AA, followed by refreshments at Adel War Memorial Association, (Church Lane, Leeds, LS16 8DE), on which day the flag will be flown at half-mast in Gordon’s memory.

An obituary is being prepared.

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