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Obituary: William Sloan, master butcher and businessman

William Sloan, master butcher and businessman. Born: 16 December, 1944 in Dumbarton on December 16, 1944. Died: February 10, 2017 in Paisley, aged 72.

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Sofia Imber. Picture: Getty Images

Obituary: Sofia Imber, influential Venezuelan journalist

Sofia Imber, who turned a garage into the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art and became one of Venezuela’s most influential women journalists, died on Monday in the capital. She was 92.

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Steve Hewlett. Picture: Nick Cunard/REX/Shutterstock

Obituary: Steve Hewlett, journalist who documented his battle with cancer

Steve Hewlett’s instinct for a story established him first as a journalist and media commentator and then as the narrator of his own journey through terminal illness.

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Obituary: Duncan McMartin, vet whose career took him from Perthshire to California

Obituary: Duncan McMartin, vet whose career took him from Perthshire to California

Duncan Alexander McMartin, BVMS, PhD. Born: 30 March 1932 on the Rannoch Estate, Perthshire. Died 14 January 2017 in Davis, California, 
aged 84

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Roanne Dods

Obituary: Roanne Dods, dancer, lawyer and arts producer

Roanne Dods, dancer, lawyer and arts producer. Born: 16 September, 1965, in Lima, Peru. Died: 31 January, 2017, in Glasgow, aged 51.

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Charles Lyell - Lord Lyell (3rd Baron Lyell)  on the Panel of Lords sitting on the Parliamentary Commission on the Burrell Collection  at the Parish Hall.

Obituary: Lord Charles Lyell, popular Tory Peer, government whip and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Lord Charles Lyell, born 27 March 1939, died 11 January 2017, age 77

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Dick Bruna in 2005 (AFP/Getty Images)

Obituary: Dick Bruna, creator of Miffy the rabbit

Hendrik Magdalenus (Dick) Bruna. Born: 23 August 1927, Utrecht, Netherlands. Died: 16 February 2017, aged 89, Utrecht, Netherlands

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Obituary: Betty Lowe BEM, land girl and farmer

Obituary: Betty Lowe BEM, land girl and farmer

Elizabeth Lowe BEM, land girl and farmer. Born: 21 October, 1918, in Moneydie, Perthshire. Died: 16 January, 2017 in Carnoustie, aged 98

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Obituary: Bob McFarlane, SOE agent

Obituary: Bob McFarlane, SOE agent

Robert McFarlane, SOE agent. Born: 24 November, 1923, Bridge of Allan. Died: 30 January, 2017.

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Obituary: Atsuko Betchaku, teacher and pacifist

Obituary: Atsuko Betchaku, teacher and pacifist

Atsuko Betchaku, teacher, tutor and pacifist. Born: 16 February, 1960, on Shikoku Island, Japan. Died: 2 February, 2017 in Edinburgh, aged 56

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Waste Disposal Ship, MV Gardyloo, Firth of Forth. The Captain of the MV Gardyloo Captain Ron Leask on the sewage disposal ship.

Obituary: Captain Ronald Leask, pilot of the MV Gardyloo

Captain Ronald Leask MBE. Born: March 1937, in Edinburgh. Died: 2 February, 2017, in Edinburgh, aged 79

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Marjorie Scott Noble has died at the age of 92

Obituary: Marjorie Scott Noble, bombe operator at Bletchley, councillor, artist and volunteer

Marjorie Scott Noble, Bombe operator and councillor. Born: 28 April, 1924 in Stockport. Died: 26 January, 2017 in North Connel, Argyll and Bute, aged 92

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Singer and musician Al Jarreau. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Al Jarreau, jazz singer, but a Grammy winner in three separate categories

Alwin Lopez Jarreau, jazz singer. Born: 12 March 1940, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Died: 12 February 2017, Los Angeles, California, United States, aged 76

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Obituary: David Boyd, banker and sailor

Obituary: David Boyd, banker and sailor

David Scott Cargill Boyd, banker and yachtsman. Born: 23 June 1945, in Edinburgh. Died: 23 December 2016 in Edinburgh, aged 71

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401444 40: Actor Mel Gibson and Lutenant General Hal Moore arrive at the premiere of the movie "We Were Soldiers" February 25, 2002 in Westwood, CA. (Photo by J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images)

Obituary: Lt Gen Hal Moore, US war hero

Retired Lt. Gen. Harold G “Hal” Moore, the American known for saving most of his men in the first major battle between the US and North Vietnamese armies, has died. He was 94.

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Donnie Ross Obituary

Obituary: Donnie Ross, crofter, shinty player and community councillor

Born 21 March 1936 in Kingussie. Died 22 January 2017 in Kincraig, aged 80

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Prof Donald Pack CBE

Obituary: Donald Pack, ex-Strathclyde maths professor

Emeritus Professor Donald Pack, CBE, Professor of Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 1953-1982. Born 14 April 1920, died 3 December 2016 aged 96.

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Sheila Ferres MBE

Obituary: Sheila Ferres, pioneering physiotherapist

Sheila Ferres, MBE, physiotherapist. Born: 3 May, 1923 in Yorkshire. Died: 6 January, 2017 in Banchory, aged 93.

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Alexander Chancellor

Obituary: Alexander Chancellor, editor who rejuvenated The Spectator and steadied The Oldie

Alexander Chancellor CBE (1940-2017)

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson. Picture; PA

Obituary: Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, socialite and reality TV star who rose to fame as a 1990s ‘It’ girl

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, socialite, fashion designer and TV celebrity. Born: 23 December, 1971 in Hampshire. Died: 8 February, 2017 in London, aged 45.

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