Obituary: John Andrew McGhee, Royal Marine, D-Day veteran, Legion d’Honneur recipient and local butcher

John Andrew McGhee, Royal Marine and butcher. Born: 15 May, 1924, in Cowdenbeath. Died: 27 February, 2017 in Kirkcaldy, aged 92

File photo dated 19/04/07 of Colin Dexter, author of the Inspector Morse series, who has died at his home in Oxford this morning, his publisher Macmillan has said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 21, 2017. See PA story DEATH Dexter. Photo credit should read: Cathal McNaughton/PA Wire

Obituary: Colin Dexter, crime writer, creator of beer, crossword and Wagner-loving Inspector Morse

Colin Dexter, author. Born: 29 September, 1930 in Stamford, Lincolnshire. Died: 21 March, 2017, aged 86

Martin McGuinness, who has died at the age of 66. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Martin McGuinness, IRA commander turned statesman

Born: 23 May 1950, Derry. Died: 21 March 2017, aged 66

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Obituary of Monica Cameron

Obituary: Monica Cameron, ex-St Margaret’s School principal

Died 16 February 2017, Crauchie, East Linton

Douglas Wright has died at the age of 84

Obituary: Douglas Wright, ex-director of Keep Scotland Beautiful

Born 22 July 1932. Died 4th March 2017, aged 84

Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, who has died at the age of 84. Picture: AP

Obituary: Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, priest who hid ministry from communists

Prague Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, who ministered clandestinely to Catholics for years while officially working as a window cleaner during communist rule in Czechoslovakia, has died at age 84.

Jim Devine

Obituary: Jim Devine, long-serving Royal Navy civil servant

Jim Devine, civil servant and Celtic supporter. Born 17 February, 1951, in Renton. Died 3 March, 2017, in Vale of Leven, aged 66.

Professor Alan Thompson

Obituary: Alan Eric Thompson, economist, academic, politician, author, educator, raconteur

Alan Eric Thompson, economist, academic, politician, author, educator, raconteur. Born: 16 September 1924. Died: 18 February 2017, aged 92.

Picture - Ken Macpherson, Inverness.
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Artist Ian Hunter in his shop "The Art Room" in Huntly.

Obituary: Ian Hunter, artist and academic

Artist and retired Dean of Central St Martin’s School of Art. Born: 27 April, 1939 in Leeds. Died: 1 March, 2017 in Inverness, aged 77

Obituary: Roger Hynd, former Rangers player and PE teacher

Obituary: Roger Hynd, former Rangers player and PE teacher

John Roger Shankly Hynd, former footballer and manager and PE teacher. Born: Falkirk, 2 February, 1942. Died: Glasgow, 18 February, 2017, aged 75

Joni Sledge, one of the original members of "Sister Sledge," second from left, posing with Rodney Jerkins, second from right, her niece Camille Sledge, left, and her cousin Amber Sledge. Picture:  AP Photo/Chris Polk

Obituary: Joni Sledge, member of band best known for We Are Family, dies aged 60

Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem We Are Family, has died, the band’s representative said on Saturday.

Zander Wedderburn

Obituary: ‘Zander’ Wedderburn, international authority on the psychology of shift work

Professor Alexander Allan Innes Wedderburn, Emeritus Professor of Psychology. Born: 9 May, 1935, in Edinburgh. Died: 23 February, 2017, in Edinburgh, aged 81.


Obituary: James Orr, farmer, livestock trader, auction ring dealer and cattle judge

Jimmy Orr, farmer, Rumbletonlaw, Berwickshire. Born 29 May 1943, died 29 January 2017, aged 73.

Martin Macari

Obituary: Martin Macari devoted family man excelled in professional life as well as in the sporting arena

Martin Macari, Advocate Depute. Born: 8 July, 1969 in Edinburgh. Died: 17 February, 2017 in Edinburgh, aged 47

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pic for thurs obit - john dick

Obituary: John Dick, Penicuik businessman, outdoorsman, lover of all things Scottish

John Stephen Dick, builder. Born: 20 July 1946 in Penicuik. Died: 21 February 2016, in Edinburgh.

Ronald Drever

Obituary: Professor Ronald WP Drever, made breakthrough work on the detection of gravitational waves

Professor Ronald WP Drever, Born: 26 October, 1931. Died 7 March 2017, aged 85

Film historian Robert Osborne (Photo: AP)

Obituary: Robert Osborne, face of Turner Classic Movies and encyclopedia of classic Hollywood

Robert Osborne, the genial face of Turner Classic Movies and a walking encyclopedia of classic Hollywood, has died in New York at 84.

Raymond Kopa, left, and Alfredo Di Stefano hold the European Cup in the Bernabeu stadium in Madrid after Real's victory over Italy's Fiorentina in 1957. Picture: AFP

Obituary: Raymond Kopa, French football legend

Raymond Kopaszewski, French football legend. Born in Noeux-Les-Mines, Northern France, 13 October, 1931. Died in Angers, Western France, 3 March, 2017, aged 85.

Sir Roger Young obit

Obituary: Sir Roger Young, headmaster

Sir Roger Young MA, STh, MHD, FRSE, headmaster. Born in Delhi, India, in 1923. Died in Norham, Northumberland, on 16 February 2017 aged 93.

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