Re: 1970s Female Companions Dying
While not female, Ian Marter died on the younger side, too.
That's not a mystery: he was diabetic, and had a heart attack as a result.
I'll mention here that I do a bit of help for diabetes uk who can be found at diabetes.org.uk
"Some days are better than others. They say that where I come from."
"Loudly, I imagine, on the day you left."
(Blake's 7 - Rumours of Death)