Vahey, Lorna

Vahey, Lorna

Lorna Vahey

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1 February 2018Comment

Long-time peace activist and 'very nice human being' dies aged 97

Banner celebrating the life of Connie Mager as a peace activist and vegetable gardener.Lorna Vahey & Jen Painter

Connie Mager, peace activist, has died aged 97. Born in Lambeth in South London, Connie served in the Women’s Land Army during the Second World War. After the war, she became a teacher of the deaf and moved to Hastings in East Sussex. Connie was a supporter of CND, the Anti-Apartheid Movement, the WEA and the Labour Party. She was active at Greenham Common in the 1980s…