Obituary: Peter Esterhazy, novelist

Born: 14 April, 1950, in Budapest, Hungary. Died: 14 July, 2016, in Budapest, aged 66.

Labour Party canvasser was a much loved teacher and born communicator. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Anne Elizabeth Watson

Born: 13 July 1944 in Blaydon on Tyne. Died: 1 July 2016 in Edinburgh , aged 71.

Major Benjamin Leckie Strachan CMG. Soldier and diplomat. Picture: contributed

Obituary: Ben Strachan

Major Benjamin Leckie Strachan CMG. Soldier and diplomat.

Born: 4 January, 1924 in Edinburgh.

Died: 12 July, 2016, in Strachan, Aberdeenshire, aged 92

Jack Hegarty, international rugby player for Scotland and Hawick club stalwart. Picture: contributed

Obituary: Jack Hegarty

Jack Hegarty, international rugby player for Scotland and Hawick club stalwart.

Born: 13 April 1925 in Hawick.

Died: 16 July 2016 in Hawick Community Hospital, Hawick, aged 91.

Keith Vickerman

Obituary: Keith Vickerman, zoologist

Born: 21 March 1933. Died 28 June 2016, aged 83

William Lucas. Picture: The Kobal Collection

Obituary: William Lucas, actor

Born: 14 April, 1925 in Manchester. Died: 8 July, 2016 in London, aged 91.

Thomas Russell

Obituary: Mr Thomas (Tom) Russell CMG, CBE, soldier and governor

Mr Thomas (Tom) Russell CMG, CBE died on 5 July, 2016 at the Borders General Hospital Melrose, Scotland, aged 96.

Colin and Alice Anson. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Colin and Alice Anson

Colin and Alice Anson were two strangers, living in the shadow of the Third Reich, whose extraordinary lives became intertwined in 1940s London when they made a pact to become British.

Footballer who was the first British player sent off in a competitive European game. Picture: Stirling Observer

Obituary: William ‘Willie’ Logie, former Rangers footballer

Born: 30 September, 1932 in Montreal, Canada. Died: 20 June, 2016 in Stirling, aged 83.

Producer and director of a string of hit TV comedy shows. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Jimmy Gilbert, television producer and director

Born: 5 May, 1923 in Edinburgh. Died: 7 July, 2016 in London, aged 93.

Footballer who became a Kilmarnock FC legend. Picture: SNS

Obituary: Jackie McInally, footballer

Born: 21 November, 1936 in Ayr. Died: 9 July, 2016 in Ayr, aged 79.

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The Wild Geese challenged Euan Lloyds production skills. Picture: The Kobal Collection

Obituary: Euan Lloyd, film producer

Born: 6 December, 1923, in Bilton, Warwickshire. Died: 2 July, 2016, in London, aged 92.


Obituary: Michael Herr

Michael Herr, American writer and journalist who wrote Dispatches and Full Metal Jacket.

Born: 13 April, 1940 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Died: 23 June, 2016 in Delhi, New York, aged 76

Michael Beaumont shows Queen Elizabeth II around the Seigneurie gardens on the island of Sark, in 2001. Picture: Fiona Hanson

Obituary: Michael Beaumont

Michael Beaumont, 22nd Seigneur of Sark.

Born: 20 December, 1927, in Egypt.

Died: 3 July, 2016, on Sark, aged 88.

The Rev James Vincent Reilly, parish priest and Glen Cinema disaster survivor. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Rev James Vincent Reilly

The Rev James Vincent Reilly, parish priest and Glen Cinema disaster survivor.

Born 5 May, 1919, in Paisley, Renfrewshire.

Died 28 June, 2016, in Cardross, Dunbartonshire, aged 97.

Actress, dancer and singer best known as the first live action Lois Lane in Superman. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Noel Neill, actress, dancer and singer

Born: 25 November, 1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Died: 3 July, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona, aged 95.

Teacher with a passion for mountain climbing in Scotland and further afield. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Des Rubens, teacher and mountaineer

Born 6 June, 1952, in Perth. Died 28 June, 2016, in Switzerland, aged 63.

Wilson Mark Turnbull - Landscape architect, US Fulbright scholar, expert witness and keen yachtsman. Picture: contributed

Obituary: Wilson Mark Turnbull

Mark Turnbull

Born: 1 April, 1943,

Died: 19 May, 2016.

Scots-born footballer who made his mark in England, including an FA Cup Final

Obituary: George Ross, footballer

Born 15 April, 1943 in Inverness. Died 7 May, 2016 in Preston, aged 73.

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Renowned, record holding athlete who took up sport to help stop smoking

Obituary: Arthur ‘Al’ Howie, Scottish ultra distance runner

Born: 16 September, 1945 in West Kilbride. Died: 21 June, 2016 in Duncan, British Columbia, Aged 70.

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