Obituaries

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Name Class of/other information Died
Amour, Alison C D (née Stevenson) Class of 1948 Peacefully, at Strachan House Care Home, on 22 March 2020.
Robertson, Ian S Class of 1946 Peacefully, at Muirfield Nursing Home, Gullane, on 22 March 2020.
Hornyak, Lynda V (née Clark) Class of 1984 Sadly, passed quietly on 13 March 2020.
Scott, J Graham Former Staff Peacefully, at home, on 7 March 2020.
Guild, David J Class of 1949 At Hilton Lodge Nursing Home, Haddington, on 27 February 2020.
Rees, William Former Staff Passed away on 27 February 2020.
Glanvill, Stuart L Class of 1952 Peacefully, in his sleep, on 20 February 2020.
Crerar, Michael R Class of 1972 Peacefully, at the Western General Hospital after a short illness, on 16 February 2020.
McColl, John M Former Staff Suddenly, but peacefully, on 16 February 2019.
Plag, Susan E Class of 2004 On 7 February 2020.
Dorje, Gyurme Class of 1968
Alias, Keith D McLennan
Peacefully, passed away at the Cornhill Macmillan Centre in Perth , on 5 February 2020.
Fancey, Janette Former Staff Peacefully, on 4 February 2020.
Pearson, Keith P Former Staff Peacefully, at home on 2 February 2020.
McRobbie, David I John Watson's Former Pupil At home, on 29 January 2020.
Speirs, Norman T Class of 1941 Peacefully, at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh on 13 January 2020.
Clarke, Pamela A (née Smith) Class of 1970 Peacefully at home, on 12 January 2020.
Hardy, Elizabeth (née Kennedy) Class of 1947 Suddenly, on 11 January 2020.
Appelbe, F Gordon Class of 1961 Passed away in January 2020.
Sellar, Hilary J (née Clark) Class of 1980 Passed away.
Sutherland, James S Class of 1944 Passed away on 23 December 2019 at the Borders General Hospital, Melrose, after a short illness.
Northcott, Elizabeth H C (née Watson) Class of 1946 Passed away peacefully at Queen's House, Kelso, on 20 December 2019.
Dickson, Muriel F (née Shaw) Class of 1947 Peacefully, on 12 December 2019, at Chamberlain Nursing Home.
Martin, Alexander V Class of 1947 Suddenly in hospital, on 11 December 2019.
Baird, Archibald C Class of 1942 On 7 December 2019, at Edington Hospital.
Brown, Edwin Former Staff On 3 December 2019 after a short illness.
Watson, Michael C Class of 1950 Peacefully at home on 2 December 2019.
Strachan, David Class of 1950 Peacefully, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on 27 November 2019.
Myles, Alan G Class of 1967 Peacefully, at home on 24 November 2019.
Carty, Janice Former Staff Peacefully, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on 19 November 2019.
Finnie, Iain H Class of 1972 Suddenly, as a result of an accident in Nepal, on 16 November 2019.
Drever, John J Class of 1945 Suddenly, but peacefully, on 15 November 2019.
Peyrebrune, Anne M (née Thain) Class of 1947 Peacefully on 14 November 2019.
Sachs, George Class of 1952 Passed away peacefully, at home, on 12 November 2019
Mary, Stewart Former Staff Passed away peacefully, on 4 November 2019, after a short illness.
McFarlane, Alastair J Former Staff Suddenly, at The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, on 2 November 2019.
Stubbs, Joyce M (née Stuart) Class of 1942 Peacefully at Tower House Residential Home on 31 October 2019.
Stewart, Morag J Class of 1937 Born 29 June 1919, slept away peacefully on 21 October 2019.
Speirs, Dorothy (née Glen) Class of 1941 Peacefully at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh on 12 October 2019.
MacLeod, Elizabeth M (née Baird) Class of 1956 Peacefully on 9 October 2019.
Seftor, RenĂ©e H (née Purvin) Class of 1939 At home on 9 October 2019.
Ferguson, W Lockhart Class of 1945 Peacefully, at home, on 4 October 2019.
Finlay, Donald C Class of 1973 While on business in China in September 2019.
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.
Morrison, Peter J Class of 1970 Passed away 4 September 2019 at Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical Center after a serious motorcycle accident on 18 June 2019.
Steel, Colin Class of 1951 Passed away on 26 August at Carleton Willard Village in Bedford, Massachusetts, after a brief 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.