In Memoriam: January 2016

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By Robert Outram, Editor The CA

7 January 2016

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

George Kenneth Armstrong MBCS CA

George Kenneth Armstrong MBCS CA, who lived in Edinburgh, died on 13 May, 2015 aged 92. He was born on 18 May, 1922 and admitted to membership of The Institute of Accountants & Actuaries in Glasgow on 28 March, 1949. Prior to retirement, Mr Armstrong was operating manager at the National Coal Board.

Geoffrey Barnett

Geoffrey Barnett, who lived in Glasgow, died on 24 April, 2015 aged 87. He was born on 20 September, 1927 and admitted to membership on 18 September, 1953. Prior to retirement, Mr Barnett was branch manager at Kay & Co Ltd.

Brian Charles Carson CA

Brian Charles Carson CA, who lived in East Kilbride, died on 8 November 2015 aged 62. He was born on 6 January 1953 and admitted to membership on 31 January 1977. After qualifying, Mr Carson took a position at Thornton Baker & Co and, prior to retirement, he was financial controller at Cross Healthcare Ltd.

Antony Vernon Michael Clark CA

Antony Vernon Michael Clark CA, who lived in Solihull, died in May 2015 aged 65. He was born on 21 March 1950 and admitted to membership on 14 September 1978. After qualifying, Mr Clark took a position at Ireland Alloys Ltd where he later became director of finance. Prior to retirement he worked with Ovako Bar Division.

Robert Christie Liddle CA

Robert Christie Liddle CA, who lived in Glasgow, died on 23 October 2015 aged 82. He was born on 2 August, 1933 and admitted to membership on 28 March, 1956. Prior to retirement, Mr Liddle was partner at Robb Ferguson & Co.

William Leslie Marwick CA

William Leslie Marwick CA, who lived in Kirkwall, died on 16 May, 2015 aged 88. He was born on 4 October, 1926 and admitted to membership on 30 March, 1955. Prior to retirement, Mr Marwick was partner at Foubister & Bain.

James Sneddon Hare McLaren BSc CA

James Sneddon Hare McLaren BSc CA, who lived in Dunbar, died on 15 October, 2015 aged 73. He was born on 8 January, 1942 and admitted to membership on 18 November, 1969. After qualifying Mr McLaren took a position at Midland Silicones Ltd, was later director and secretary at Prescot Underwriting & Management Services Ltd and, prior to retirement, was a consultant at International Securities Consultancy Ltd.

James Paterson CA

James Paterson CA, who lived in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, died on 14 September, 2015 aged 85. He was born on 8 April, 1930 and admitted to membership on 31 March, 1954. After qualifying Mr Paterson took a position at AP Gardner & Co, was later partner at Wilson, Paterson & Trites and, prior to retirement, was a sole practitioner.

Constance Mary Pursey CA

Constance Mary Pursey CA, who lived in London, Ontario, died on 29 August, 2015 aged 94. She was born on 18 May, 1921 and apprenticed to Thomson McLintock & Co. Mrs Pursey was admitted to membership of The Institute of Accountants & Actuaries in Glasgow on 25 September, 1947.

Graeme Robert Pyle MA CA

Graeme Robert Pyle MA CA, who lived in Aberdeen, died on 12 November, 2015 aged 56. He was born on 4 June, 1959 and admitted to membership on 9 September, 1983. Prior to his death Mr Pyle was partner at Williamson & Dunn.

William Storm CA

William Storm CA, who lived in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, died on 25 September, 2015 aged 82. He was born on 7 April. 1933 and admitted to membership on 28 March, 1956. After qualifying Mr Storm took a position at Airore Marine Products (Great Britain) Ltd, was later financial officer of the Greater Glasgow Health Board and, prior to retirement, was director and service manager at the Scottish Training Foundation.

Allan Kennedy Thom FCMA FSCA CA

Allan Kennedy Thom FCMA FSCA CA, who lived in Dumfries, died on 28 August, 2015 aged 81. He was born on 25 August, 1934 and admitted to membership on 20 September, 1957. After qualifying Mr Thom took a position at RB Tennent Ltd, where he later became finance director and secretary. Prior to retirement he was a sole practitioner.

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