In memoriam: October 2015

By CA magazine

14 October 2015

Tributes are paid to the CAs who have recently passed away.

Ronald James Ritchie Bryce CA

Ronald James Ritchie Bryce CA, who lived in Edinburgh, died on 6 July 2015 aged 69. He was born on 4 January 1946 and admitted to membership on 18 December 1968. Prior to retirement, Mr Bryce was partner at Bryce, Wilson Chartered Accountants.

John Robertson Dawson CA

John Robertson Dawson CA, who lived in Ontario, Canada, died on 3 July 2015 aged 75. He was born on 2 August 1939 and admitted to membership on 27 November 1961. Prior to retirement, Mr Dawson was controller of the electronics group at Canadian Marconi Co.

Ronald James John Harden CA

Ronald James John Harden CA, who lived in Harrow, died on 5 August 2015 aged 81. He was born on 10 March 1934 and admitted to membership on 20 September 1957. Prior to retirement, Mr Harden was senior executive officer at the Ministry of Defence (Procurement Executive).

Archibald McCallum CA

Archibald McCallum CA, who lived in Irvine, died on 21 June 2015 aged 82. He was born on 6 September 1932 and admitted to membership on 20 September 1957. Prior to retirement, Mr McCallum was partner at McCallum Hart & Co.

Alexander (Sandy) McLaggan CA

Alexander (Sandy) McLaggan CA, who lived in Dalry, Ayrshire, died on 6 May 2015, aged 59. He was born on 15 October 1955 and admitted to membership in November 1980. Prior to retirement he was a tax manager, technical with McLay, McAlister & McGibbon.

George Robertson Morrison CA

George Robertson Morrison CA, who lived in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, died on 11 August 2015 aged 61. He was born on 4 January 1954 and admitted to membership on 20 February 1976. Prior to his death, Mr Morrison was sole practitioner at Andrew Philip.

Douglas Alexander Tomney CA

Douglas Alexander Tomney CA, who lived in Minnesota, USA, died on 28 April 2015. He was admitted to membership on 23 November 1962, moved to Jamaica, Canada and then to the US. His last position, before retiring, was chief financial officer for Chelsea Milling Company (known all over the US as "Jiffy" mix). He retired to Fort Myers, Florida, and spent a wonderful 11 years there with his wife, before retiring to Minnesota to be near his children. Mr Tomney passed away at Regions Hospital in St Paul after a gallant fight against multiple myeloma.

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