Golin/Harris MD Zoe Arden said: ‘We haven’t just lost a talented and trusted colleague but a dear friend’.
Weber Shandwick UK HR director Liz Fraser said: ‘I gave Lynne her first job in PR in 1986 at Granard Rowland Communications. She had obvious talent and will be greatly missed by her many friends in the industry.’
Details of her funeral and a memorial service will be posted on lynnethomas.co. uk.
She is survived by two children – Hannah, 14, and Freddie, eight.