Obituary: Mike Tomkies, nature writer who immersed himself in the wildest of terrain

Mike Tomkies, wildlife writer and campaigner, former guardsman and freelance journalist. Born West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, 25 May, 1928. Died Henfield, West Sussex, 6 October, 2016, aged 88.

Irish rugby legend Anthony Foley. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Obituary: Anthony Foley, Ireland rugby internationalist and club legend at Munster

Anthony Foley, Ireland rugby internationalist and towering figure at Munster. Born 30 October, 1973, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Died 16 October, 2016, Suresnes, France, aged 42.

John F Good has died at the age of 80. Picture: contributed

Obituary: John F Good, FBI officer whose sting became hit film American Hustle

John F Good, FBI agent. Born: 17 June 1936 in New York. Died: 28 September in New York, aged 80

obituary of Nairn hotelier and arts supporter J Gordon Macintyre (known as Gordon)

Obituary: Gordon Macintyre, hotelier and arts patron

J Gordon Macintyre, hotelier and performing arts guild founder. Born: 5 October, 1931 in Grantown-on-Spey. Died: 25 September, 2016, in Inverness, aged 84

John 'Jack' Ferguson, innkeeper

Obituary: John ‘Jack’ Ferguson, innkeeper played key role in Liverpool FC’s European glory days

John “Jack” Ferguson, innkeeper. Born: Cumnock, 28 September, 1940. Died: Ayr, 30 Setember, 2016, aged 76.

Actor and comedian Ricky Callan. Picture: Danny Lawson

Obituary: Richard Callan, larger-than-life actor, comedian and voiceover artist

Richard Callan, actor, comedian and housing officer. Born: 28 December, 1961 in Edinburgh. Died: 11 October, 2016, in Edinburgh, aged 54.

Jean Alexander Attends The Bafta Television Awards In London. (Photo by James Whatling/Justin Goff/Mark Cuthbert\UK Press via Getty Images)

Obituary: Jean Alexander, actress

Jean Alexander, actress. Born: 11 October, 1926 in Liverpool. Died: 14 October 2016, in Southport, aged 90

Sport, Football, Gerry Gow of Bristol City, Circa,1979  (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images)

Obituary: Gerry Gow, footballer

Gerry Gow, footballer. Born: Glasgow, 25 May 1962. Died: Portland, Dorset, 10 October 2016, aged 64.

Shooglenifty frontman Angus Grant was one of Scotland's best known fiddlers

Obituary: Angus R Grant, Shooglenifty fiddler who helped create folk-fusion ‘acid croft’

Angus Roderick Grant, musician. Born: 14 February, 1967, in Fort William. Died: 9 October, 2016, in Edinburgh, aged 49.

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King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Picture: AFP/Getty

Obituary: King Bhumibol Adulyadej, monarch who was revered as demigod and reigned in Thailand for 70 years

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Thailand’s monarch. Born 5 December, 1927, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States . Died: 13 October 2016, Bangkok, Thailand, aged 88

Anne Hepburn. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Anne Hepburn, missionary and feminist

Anne Hepburn, missionary, teacher and activist. Born: 20 August 1925 in Scotland. Died: 29 July 2016 in Edinburgh, aged 91

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Lord Ronald King-Murray QC in May 1979.

Obituary: Lord Ronald King Murray, politician and lawyer

Lord Ronald King Murray, politician and lawyer. Born: 15 June 1922. Died: 27 September 2016, aged 94

George Dunbar
RAF veteran and aircraft engineer
Born 9 June, 1920 in New Elgin
Died 24 September, 2016 in Nairn, aged 96

Pic supplied by writer - Alison Shaw

Obituary: George Dunbar, aircraft engineer and war hero

George Dunbar, RAF veteran and aircraft engineer. Born 9 June, 1920 in New Elgin. Died 24 September, 2016 in Nairn, aged 96

Influential academic Jacob Nuesner. Picture: Emily Darrow/Bard College via AP

Obituary: Jacob Neusner, academic who transformed study of American Judaism

Jacob Neusner, influential scholar of Judaism. Born: July 28, 1932, Hartford, Connecticut. Died: October 8, 2016, Rhinebeck, New York, aged 84

Victor Viner,centre, with fellow Dunkirk veterans. Picture: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

Obituary: Harold Victor Viner, last surviving Royal Navy veteran to take part in Dunkirk evacuation

Harold Victor Viner, Royal Navy veteran. Born: 21 March 1917, Gillingham, Kent. Died: 29 September 2016, Dorking, aged 99.

George Donaldson, timber merchant

Obituary: George Donaldson, businessman who raised Scotland’s reputation in timber trade

George Donaldson, timber merchant. Born: 2 April ,1926, in Lundin Links, Fife. Died: 29 September, in Upper Largo, Fife, aged 90

Joseph Verner Reed Jr, right, with President George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev at a 1990 summit in Washington

Obituary: Joseph Verner Reed Jr, UN undersecretary who presided over infamous diplomatic gaffe

Joseph Verner Reed Jr, undersecretary for four UN secretaries-general. Born 17 December, 1937 in Manhattan. Died 6 October, 2016, in Conneticut, aged 78

Picture: contributed  taken in 1988 at Ingaladdi ,Northern Territory Australia : John Mulvaney (left ) with son Ken (wearing hat), who is also an archaeologist




Derek John Mulvaney, archaeologist. Born, 26 October  1925, in Yarram, Victoria, Australia. Died, 21 September 2016 in Canberra, ACT, Australia, aged 90

Obituary: John Mulvaney, archaeologist

Derek John Mulvaney, archaeologist. Born, 26 October 1925, in Yarram, Australia. Died, 21 September 2016 in Canberra, Australia, aged 90

 Iron Mike Towell prepares ahead of his fight with Dale Evans

Mike Towell, boxer

Mike Towell, boxer. Born: 
12 September 1991, in Dundee. Died: 30 September 2016 in Glasgow, aged 25.

PE teacher William Baillie inspired generations

Obituary: William Baillie, inspirational PE teacher

William Baillie, PE teacher. Born Girvan, 8 October, 1923. Died: Ayr, 3 September, 2016, aged 93

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