WOOD Professor Ronald Karslake Starr, FRS, died peacefully on 26th April 2017, aged 98. Leading Plant Pathologist of his time and long time servant of Imperial College and the Royal Society. Much-loved father of Richard and Jess, grandfather of Victoria, Michael and Emma, great-grandfather of Rosie and Fred. A marvellous man.
Published in The Times on May 18, 2017.