Sydney Knowles (d. 31 Jul 2012), the diving partner of Cdr Lionel 'Buster' Crabb, whose disappearance in 1956 during a covert mission to examine a Russian warship carrying Nikita Khrushchev remains shrouded in mystery.
Independent 30 Aug 2012
Tony North (d. 7 Jun 2012), V&A arms and armour expert .
Guardian 28 August 2012
Professor Gerard Turner (d.19 Jul 2012), an authority on the history of the microscope and other scientific instruments.
And should we mention the man who, wanting to fake Bigfoot sightings, put on a camouflage suit and stood in the middle of the road? Yes, I think we shall. 'He probably would not have been very easy to see at all,' said Trooper Jim Schneider of the Montana Highway Patrol.
One for the Darwin Awards, I'm sure.
Not yet obituarised, but 'the Welsh Rosa Parks' died recently. If nothing turns up next week, I'll blog.