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Michael Sweet-Escott obituary

Our father, Michael Sweet-Escott, who has died aged 93, enjoyed working as a GP for 30 years in the Yorkshire Dales. He came from a family of classical scholars who mostly became teachers or members of the clergy, so his choice of occupation was a break with tradition, largely prompted by his wartime experiences. Michael, the eldest of three sons of Will, a schoolteacher, and Olive (nee Mitchell), was born in Lyme Regis, Dorset, and educated at Westminster school, London, winning a scholarship to study classics at Christ Church, Oxford.
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