Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57
As a writer, Deborah was fearless & thoughtful, cutting & compassionate. As a friend, she was loyal, loving, fun, hilarious & kind. Last month, despite being v ill, she held my baby in the sunlight and said, “Ah yes. She’s the one.” Deborah was the one
RIP ⁦⁩ - a magnificent journalist and a truly wonderful human being. They broke the mould.
One of the best friends anyone could wish for, one of the cleverest human beings, the best damn gallery tour guide, and a sense of humour so dry it was almost desiccated - after all these years, I still wasn't sure when she was joking. Oh, my darling girl.
Deborah Orr, the award-winning journalist and author prized by friends and colleagues for her fierce honesty, inspiring work and barefoot dancing, has died of cancer at the age of 57.
This is so very sad. I have loved her writing ever since I was an undergraduate. Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57
We said goodbye to Deborah this weekend. She was loads of brilliant things - a huge heart and the biggest brain being just two of them. She was a truly remarkable person, a dear and loyal friend, and a devoted mum to her boys.
Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57
I loved ’s columns over the years - so many young female journalists looked up her. Dreadfully sorry for her family at this sad news, and that she won’t be around for the publication of her brilliant memoir Motherwell.
Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57
Bleak news. Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57
The world is far poorer for her passing. It was a privilege to know her, even if not well. My thoughts are with those who knew her, and may her memory be a blessing.
this is really sad. I loved her work Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57
very sad to see this. an incredible writer & someone who shared a lot on twitter, particularly when doctors didn’t think she was sick because her blood tests were ok. we shouldn’t forget how she kicked back against the poor treatment of women by medicine
This is very sad news - Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57
Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57
I have no words. Funny, fearless, sharp, and fuck it to the very end. Power, woman.
I am so sad to hear that Deborah has died. Motherwell is a brilliant, deeply moving book, but she told me that she hoped I found it 'as funny as fuck'. It is, cos she was. As funny as fuck.
Sad news about the death of award-winning columnist Deborah Orr We will miss her fierce honesty and inspiring journalism
RIP Deborah Orr, I have admired you for many years.
Rest in Peace Deborah Orr
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Award-winning columnist Deborah Orr dies aged 57 :-(
This is terribly sad