Obituaries

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Name Class of/other information Died
Hamilton, William Class of 1941 Peacefully, in the great care of Linlithgow Care Home, on 17 September 2019, aged 97.
Paterson, Maureen (née Holmes) Class of 1950 Peacefully, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on 12 September 2019.
Carlyle, David C Class of 1948 Peacefully, on 6 September 2019.
Davidson, James C R (Hamish) Class of 1958 Peacefully, on 4 September 2019, after a short illness.
Duncan, J Allan B Class of 1946 Sadly, passed away on 23 August 2019.
Bennett, Jill F V Class of 1978 Passed away suddenly, on 15 August 2019, after a very brave battle with cancer.
Fletcher, L. Ian Class of 1945 Peacefully on 14 August 2019 in the care of Cluny Lodge Care Home, Edinburgh.
Drummond, Rhoda E Class of 1946 Peacefully, on 13 August 2019, at St Raphael's Care Home.
Steedman, Wilma M (née Trail) Class of 1957 Peacefully, at Struan Lodge Care Home, on 11 August 2019.
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.