Obituary: Sylvia Gore, women’s football pioneer

Sylvia Gore MBE, footballer, manager and ambassador. Born 25 November 1944 in Prescot, Merseyside. Died 9 September 2016 on Merseyside, aged 71

Major Selby Charles Macduff-Duncan (rtd) MBE
Soldier and projects officer
Born: 14 July, 1952 in Edinburgh
Died: 24 August, 2016, in Aberdeen, aged 64

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Obituary: Major Selby Charles Macduff-Duncan, soldier

Major Selby Charles Macduff-Duncan (rtd) MBE. Soldier and projects officer. Born: 14 July, 1952 in Edinburgh. Died: 24 August, 2016, in Aberdeen, aged 64

OBIT - Ken Fearon - Cancer specialist and professor at Edinburgh University

Obituary: Professor Ken Fearon, cancer specialist

Professor Ken Fearon, MD, FRCS. Cancer specialist and professor at Edinburgh University. Born. 3 August 1960 in Glasgow. Died, 3 September 2016 in Edinburgh, aged 55

Portrait of Alan Cousins of Hibs in November 1965.

Obituary: Alan Cousin, footballer and teacher

Alan Cousin, footballer and teacher. Born: 7 March, 1938, in Alloa. Died: 18 September, 1938, in Alloa, aged 78.

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Arnold Palmer brought a touch of charisma to the sport

Obituary: Arnold Palmer, golfer, 87

Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner’s touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, ‘The King’ died on Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87.

Allister Sparks shares a joke with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Picture: Rodger BoschAFP/Getty Images)

Obituary: Allister Sparks, crusading South African journalist who challenged apartheid

Allister Sparks, prominent South African journalist who challenged apartheid. Born March 10, 1933, Cathcart, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Died September 19, 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa, aged 83.

Dorothy Cann Hamilton, the founder of New York's French Culinary Institute

Obituary: Dorothy Cann Hamilton, founder of New York’s French Culinary Institute

Dorothy Cann Hamilton, founder of one of the word’s leading culinary schools. Born August 25, 1949 in Manhattan. Died 16 September 2016 on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, aged67

Landscape architect James Hope

Obituary: James Hope, landscape architect

James Hope, landscape architect. Born 29 September, 1929. Died 23 August, 2016

Norma Moriceau created the look for Crocodile Dundee

Obituary: Norma Moriceau, costume designer behind looks of Mad Max and Crocodile Dundee

Norma Moriceau, film costume designer. Born 15 April, 1944, in New South Wales. Died 21 August, 2016, in Sydney, aged 72.

Margaret Hall Harper
 has died at the age of 107

Obituary: Margaret Harper, secretary and housewife who witnessed 20 prime ministers in her lifetime

Margaret Hall Harper, secretary and housewife. Born: 26 March, 1909 in Galashiels. Died: 9 September, 2016, in Banchory, aged 107

Oscar-winning filmmaker Curtis Hanson. Picture :AP/Carlos Jasso

Obituary: Curtis Hanson, Oscar-winning screenwriter and film director

Curtis Hanson, who won a screenwriting Oscar for LA Confidential and directed The Hand That Rocks The Cradle and 8 Mile. Born 24 March, 1945 in Reno, Nevada. Died 20 September in Hollywood Hills, aged 71.

Community activist Rose Pak. Picture: AP/Jeff Chiu

Obituary: Rose Pak, activist for Asian American community

Rose Pak, a brash and lively community activist who helped transform San Francisco’s growing Asian American population into a politically powerful constituency during an era when few women carried such clout, has died. She was 68.

Sam Martinez . Picture: TSPL

Obituary: Sam Martinez, Forester and oldest Hibs fan

Simon James Peter (‘Sam’)Martinez, forester, papermill worker and street cleaner. Born: 18 February, 1910 in British Honduras. Died: 
24 August, 2016, in Edinburgh, aged 106

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Charmian Carr, who has died at the age of 73. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Obituary: Charmain Carr, actress played eldest Von Trapp daughter in The Sound of Music

Charmian Carr, the actress best known for sweetly portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Born 27 December, 1942 in Chicago. Died September 17, 2016 in Los Angeles, aged 73.

Major Alexander John Munro, who has died aged 99. Picture: contributed

Obituary: Major Alexander John Munro, soldier and castle administrator

Major Alexander John Munro MBE TD, soldier and castle administrator. Born 10 September, 1916 in New Zealand. Died 1 September, 2016 in Pitlochry, aged 99

Obituary: Alexander Cairns-Smith, scientist

Obituary: Alexander Cairns-Smith, scientist

Alexander Graham Cairns-Smith, scientist. Born, 24 November 1931, in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. Died, 26 August, 2016, in Uplawmoor, East Renfrewshire, aged 85

Lieutenant Colonel Alastair Rose. Picture: contributed

Obituary: Lieutenant Colonel Alastair Rose, army officer who served with The Black Watch and the Gurkhas

Lieutenant Colonel Alastair Rose, officer who saw service with both The Black Watch and the Gurkhas. Born 22 February 1926 in Glasgow. Died. 2 September 2016, aged 90

Three-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning Edward Albee. Picture: AP/Mary Altaffer

Obituary: Edward Albee, Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright

Edward Albee, foremost American playwright of his generation. Born 12 March, 1928, in Virginia. Died 16 September in Montauk, Virginia, aged 88

Robert Timberg's The Nightingale's Song

Obituary: Robert Timberg, Vietnam veteran, author and journalist

Robert Timberg, former Marine turned author and journalist. Born 16 June, 1940 in Miami Beach. Died 6 September, 2016 in Annapolis, aged 76

Alan Macdonald

Obituary: Alan Macdonald, teacher

Alan Macdonald, teacher, born 1 April, 1942, in Dunoon. Died 22 August, 2016 , in Kirkcaldy, aged 74

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