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In memoriam: Dr Valerio Lucchesi

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Dr Valerio Lucchesi passing away on September 2nd, 2018 at the age of 91.

Dr Lucchesi joined the Italian Sub-Faculty at Oxford in 1966, was University Lecturer in Italian and then Fellow of Corpus Christi College from 1970 until his retirement in 1994.

Our thoughts are with Valerio's wife, Joyce. Information on the funeral and memorial service is included below.

In memoriam: Dr David Pattison

The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages is very sad to report that Dr David Pattison passed away on September 3rd, 2018 at the age of 76.

Dr Pattison was appointed Tutorial Fellow in Spanish at Magdalen College in 1969, and held the post until his retirement in 2005 when he became an Emeritus Fellow. During his illustrious career he acted as Chairman of the Modern Languages Faculty Board and also served as President of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland.

The Faculty's thoughts are with David's family at this time. Information on the funeral and memorial service is included below.

In memory of Dr Roger Pensom

We were saddened to learn of the death on 8 June 2018 of Roger Pensom, Emeritus Fellow of Hertford College and formerly University Lecturer of Old French Language and Literature at the University of Oxford; he was 79.