Tuesday 30 May 2017

St Trinian’s cartoonist Ronald Searle dies at 91

Robert Dex

St Trinian's cartoonist Ronald Searle has died aged 91, his family said today.

Searle, whose drawings of the anarchic girls' school inspired a series of films, died at home in France.



A family statement said: "Ronald William Fordham Searle, born 3 March 1920, passed away peacefully in his sleep with his children, Kate and John, and his grandson, Daniel, beside him on 30 December 2011 in Draguignan, France, after a short illness.



"He requested a private cremation with no fuss and no flowers."



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