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(From Press Gazette)
Byline: Chris Benfield, Yorkshire Post
Former Yorkshire Post journalist Geoffrey Winter died early on Saturday, 10 May, a fortnight short of his 84th birthday.
Geoff, who wrote for the newspaper for nearly 50 years, will be mourned not only by his family but also by the many people in journalism who benefited from, or simply enjoyed, his wise and funny friendship.
The youngest of three children of a draper and a milliner, Geoff was born in Marsh, Huddersfield, in the same street as the actor James Mason - who was delighted by the coincidence, when Geoff eventually interviewed him, and signed a copy of his life story ?To …