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We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Barbara Smoker, a prolific activist for humanism, secularism, abortion rights, peace, and the right to die.
Barbara was a proud Phoenix tenant and attended each and every one of our Annual General Meetings, always taking a seat at the front and posing questions to the Executive Team and Board, either at the meeting or in advance by letter.
In 2019 Barbara presented a lunchtime lecture to our staff, sharing experiences from a lifetime of activism and the significant role she played in developing the Humanists UK movement.
Barbara died in April 2020 after a long illness.
Visit the Humanists UK website to read more about Barbara's incredible life and activism.