Ms Oliver was a particular champion of the work of Joan Eardley, a peer from Glasgow School of Art during the 1940s and her 1988 book about this hugely influential Scottish artist remains one of the only texts available which examines her life and work in detail.
Here is the obituary notice text:
1 December 2009
OLIVER — CORDELIA (nee PATRICK). At the Victoria Infirmary, on 1st December, 2009, Cordelia, wife of the late George Oliver. Funeral private. A gathering in memory and in celebration of her life will be arranged later.