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Obituary: Mary Maclean, artist, lecturer, Outside Architecture founding member

Mary Maclean, MA,RCA, artist and senior lecturer. Born: 25 July, 1962 in Edinburgh. Died: 12 February, 2018, aged 55

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Popular TV presenter Dale Winton (Picture: David Giles/PA Wire)

Obituary: Dale Winton: Broadcaster and game show host

Dale Winton, broadcaster and game show host. Born: 22 May, 1955, Marylebone, London. Died: 18 April, 2018, aged 62.

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Liz McNab with John Smith (Picture: Hamish Campbell)

Obituary: Liz Macnab, political campaigner whose enthusiasm for life made her friends everywhere

Liz Macnab, tax consultant, company secretary and Scottish Conservatives campaigner. Born: 4 July 1963 in Edinburgh. Died: 21 March 2018 in Edinburgh, aged 54. She is remembered here by her friend Charles Fletcher, chief executive of Caledonia Media.

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Former US first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. Picture: AP

Obituary: Barbara Bush, former First Lady, wife of one president, mother of another, literacy campaigner

Barbara Bush, former US first lady. Born: 8 June, 1925 in New York, United States. Died: 17 April 2018, aged 92

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Filming Tarka in Scotland, Christmas 1977. (Picture: Eddie Anderson)

David Cobham

Michael David Cobham, film-maker and conservationist. Born 11 May 1930 in East Yorkshire. Died: 25 March 2018, in Norfolk, aged 87.

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John Lambie

Obituary: John Lambie, football manager

John Lambie, football manager. Born: 19 March 1941. Died: 10 April 2018, aged 77.

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Leonella Longmore

Obituary: Leonella Longmore, teacher, local historian and author proud of dual heritage as an Italo-Scot

Leonella (Leo) Longmore, teacher, educator, local historian and author. Born: 6 April 1935 in Aberdeen. Died: 4 February 2018 in Inverness, aged 82.

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Stewart Togher was a highly-regarded hammer coach

Obituary: Stewart Togher, hammer-throwing coach who was an inspiration to Olympic medallists

Stewart Togher, hammer thrower and coach. Born: 14 November 1937 in Kirkcaldy, Fife. Died: 22 March 2018 in Oregon.

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NC Craig Sharp

Obituary: Craig Sharp, veterinary scientist who became father of sports science in the UK

NC Craig Sharp BVMS, PhD, DSc, FIBiol, FBASES, FPEAUK, MRCV, veterinary scientist and pioneering sport scientist. Born: 6 November, 1933 in Glasgow. Died: 21 March, 2018 in Birmingham, aged 84

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Angus Mitchell

Obituary: war hero who liberated a Netherlands village single-handedly on a bicycle

Dr Angus Mitchell CB CVO MC, civil servant and soldier. Born 25 August, 1924 in Ootacamund, South India.Died 26 February, 2018 in Edinburgh, age 93.

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Aileen Paterson, author of the Maisie series of books, has died at the age of 83. Picture: Julie Bull

Obituary: Aileen Paterson, author of the Maisie of Morningside books, artist, illustrator and teacher

Aileen Frances Paterson DA, MBE. Artist, teacher and author of the Maisie series of books. Born: 30 November, 1934 in Burntisland, Fife. Died: 23 March, 2018 in Edinburgh, aged 83.

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Darts legend Eric Bristow has died at the age of 60. Picture: PA

Obituary: Eric Bristow ‘The Crafty Cockney’, five-time world darts champion

Eric Bristow, darts champion. Born: 25 April, 1957 in Hackney, London. Died: 5 April, 2018, aged 60.

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Speedway promoter Jimmy Beaton has died at the age of 90

Obituary: Jimmy Beaton, Glasgow Tigers speedway promotor/director, businessman

Jimmy Beaton, speedway promoter. Born: 8 September, 1927 in Blantyre. Died: 9 January, 2018 in Lanark, aged 90.

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Ray Wilkins has died at the age of 61. Picture: SNS

Obituary: Ray Wilkins, ‘the nicest man in football’, England captain and former player for Rangers and Hibs

Raymond Colin Wilkins, footballer, coach and manager. Born: 14 September, 1956 in Hillingdon. Died: 04 April, 2018 in Tooting, aged 61.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Obituary: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, anti-apartheid campaigner who eventually endorsed murder as a tool of liberation

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Born: 26 September 1936, Mbizana Local Municipality, South Africa. Died: 2 April 2018 in Johannesburg, aged 81

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Rev Douglas Aitken

Obituary: Rev Eric Douglas Aitken, minister and senior BBC producer

Rev Eric Douglas Aitken, minister, broadcaster and councillor. Born: 14 November 1933 in Wimbledon, London. Died: 20 March 2018 in Dunfermline, aged 84.

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Jose Efrain Rios Montt has died at the age of 91. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Jose Efrian Rios Montt, Guatemalan military dictator who presided over genocide

Jose Efrain Rios Montt, Guatemalan military dictator. Born: 16 June, 1926 in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Died: 1 April, 2018, aged 91

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Bill Maynard in 1995 (Picture: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire)

Obituary: Bill Maynard, comedian and actor loved for his role in hit series Heartbeat

Walter Frederick George Williams (Bill Maynard), comedian and actor. Born: 8 October 1928, Heath End, Surrey. Died: 30 March 2018, Leicestershire, aged 89.

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Dougie Jackson

Obituary: Dougie Jackson, Scottish rugby internationalist, Hawick XV and VII stalwart

William Douglas (Dougie) Jackson, rugby player. Born: 5 December 1941. Died: 29 January 2018, aged 76

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Professor Emeritus Alexander John McDonald

Obituary, Prof AJ McDonald, Scottish lawyer and academic

Professor Emeritus Alexander John McDonald WS, Born: 15 March 1919. Died: 22 March 2018, aged 99.

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