Obituaries

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Name Class of/other information Died
Sharp, Lorna H Class of 1947 Peacefully, at St Columba's Hospice, Edinburgh on 4 August 2019.
McGuffog, Nita N (née Simpson) Class of 1954 Passed away on 3 August 2019.
Fairweather, Ronald M Class of 1957 Died peacefully on 29 July 2019 at the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby.
Davidson, Jonathan S Class of 2008 On 21 July 2019.
Morton, William Current Staff Suddenly, but peacefully at home on 19 July 2019
Simpson, Patricia (née Hastie) Class of 1945 Peacefully, at Thorburn Manor Nursing Home, Edinburgh on 15 July 2019.
Streight, David Class of 1960 Passed away on 13 July 2019.
Pate, Valerie R (née Kneale) Class of 1978 Peacefully at Marie Curie Hospice, Glasgow, on 11 July 2019.
Brown, Graeme N Class of 1962 Peacefully at Ellens Glen House, on 10 July 2019.
Matheson, Lindsay S G Class of 1963 Peacefully, at home, on 5 July 2019.
Jones, Veronica (née Stewart) Class of 1955 At home, on 3 July 2019.
Pretsell, Margery M (née Brunton) Class of 1956 Peacefully, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on 2 July 2019.
Govan, John G Class of 1950 Passed away in Adelaide, Australia, in July 2019.
Calder, John R (Jack) Class of 1960 Suddenly, at home on 5 June 2019.
Hynd, Katherine H O Class of 1975 Suddenly, at home, on 1 June 2019.
Prandstatter, Hazel A (née Porteous) Class of 1963 Peacefully, after a short illness, on 1 June 2019.
Winkle, Anthony W Class of 1950 Peacefully, at Hay Lodge Hospital, Peebles, on 27 May 2019.
Brown, James Class of 1981 Very suddenly while walking on the Lomond Hills on 22 May 2019.
Wylie, Moira (née Waugh) Class of 1955 Peacefully at home in Poole, Dorset, on 15 May 2019.
Fraser, Muriel O (née Robertson) Former Staff Peacefully, at home, on 7 May 2019.
Macnaughton, Catherine P (née McMillan) Class of 1939 Peacefully, in her sleep surrounded by her family, at Perth Royal Infirmary on 6 May 2019.
Tait, Maurice H Class of 1952 Peacefully, at Archview Lodge Nursing Home, Dalkeith, on 5 May 2019.
Reed, Margaret W (née Kelso) Class of 1947 Suddenly, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on 4 May 2019, aged 90.
Bryce, Ian A Class of 1971 Peacefully, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on 22 April 2019.
Stephen, Kenneth D Class of 1946 Peacefully, on 16 April 2019.
Allison, Patricia M (née McGuiness) Class of 1950 Peacefully, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on 10 April 2019.
Bealby, Kenneth A Class of 1968 Peacefully, at home on 24 March 2019.
Kirkness, John M Class of 1957 Passed away peacefully on 23 March 2019.
Smith, Ian I Class of 1948 Peacefully, on 20 March 2019, aged 88, after a long illness, in the loving care of Struan Lodge.
Roberts, Diana M (née Downie) Class of 1967 Peacefully, at Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, with her family by her side, on 19 March 2019.
Lawson, Robert I Class of 1943 Peacefully, in the loving care of Murrayfield Care Home, on 17 March 2019.
Kerr, John N John Watson's Former Pupil At Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on 17 March 2019 after a short illness.
Bradley, Elizabeth (née Aitken) Former Staff Passed away on 13 March 2019.
York, Mary E (née Strang) Class of 1934 Peacefully, on 11 March 2019, in her 101st year.
Sutherland, Henry S Class of 1957 Suddenly, at home, on 11 March 2019.
Murray, Stephen R Class of 1974 Peacefully, on 26 February 2019.
Sinclair, Alastair W Class of 1948 Peacefully on 25 February 2019 in Calgary.
Rae, Stewart Class of 1938 Passed away on 25 February 2019, at Salisbury District Hospital, aged 96.
Nisbet, Helen J M (née Hoggan) Class of 1954
Past Prestident of The Perth Women Watsonian Club
Peacefully, on 24 February 2019.
Mackay, Alan D Class of 1962 Peacefully, after a long illness, in the care of Lennox House, Trinity, on 18 February 2019.
Thomson, Dorothy S (née Johnston) Class of 1952
Past President of The Watsonian Club
Suddenly, on 17 February 2019.
Mann, John H Class of 1944 At Fourhills Care Home, Glasgow, on 14 February 2019
Mekie, Jean Class of 1955 Suddenly, on 10 February 2019, in Kelowna, Canada.
Bell, Graham C Class of 1955 On 3 February 2019.
Baird, Christina M (née Scott) Class of 1957 In her 80th year on 3 February 2019.
Leonard, Anne (née Martin) Class of 1957 Suddenly but peacefully, at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on 29 January 2019.
Hair, Alistair J Class of 1962 On 27 January 2019.
Buchanan, John F Class of 1966 Peacefully, at the Marie Curie Hospice, on 27 January 2019, after a short illness.
Mutch, Rosemary L (née Annand) Class of 1955 Peacefully, at Murrayfield House Care Home on 23 January 23 2019.
Shirlaw, Jean H (née Stein) Class of 1945 Peacefully, on 17 January 2019.