Jean Margaret Steyn, who died 4 March, 2023, aged 89, was the former wife of the late Baron Steyn, PC (1932-2017), the life peer and Law Lord, & Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1995-2005.
She was the former Jean Margaret Pollard, born in 1933, daughter of Martin John Pollard, and married John Steyn in 1958 (div 1977), by whom she had issue. Her husband was knighted after their divorce in 1985, and when created a peer he sat on the Crossbenches of the Lords.
Mrs Steyn leaves issue, Martin, Deon, Linda and Karen. The latter is Dame Karen Margaret Steyn, a Judge of the High Court.