In memoriam: June 2018
Tributes are paid to the CAs who have recently passed away.
Adam Gardner CA
Adam Gardner CA, who lived in Richmond Village, Witney, died on 28 December 2017 aged 86. He was born on 10 June 1931 and admitted to membership on 30 March 1955. After training with Cooper Brothers & Co, Mr Gardner took up a position with Crudens Ltd where he rose to the position of Financial Secretary within six years. He then held senior posts at David C Elmer Ltd and Western Counties Construction Ltd, and was Group Accountant at Lansdown Estates Group Ltd prior to his retirement in 1995.
Alistair Seoras Maclennan CA
Alistair Seoras Maclennan CA, who lived in Burwood, Victoria, Australia, died on 25 February 2018 aged 87. He was born on 16 December 1930 and admitted to membership on 31 March 1954. After qualifying with Thomson McLintock & Co, Mr Maclennan took a position with the International Council of Scientific Unions (Italy), was later Regional Controller at Compania Shell de Venezuela, and prior to retirement was with Manufacturers Hanover Australia Ltd.
Stewart Macleod Miller CA
Stewart Macleod Miller CA, who lived in Glasgow, died on 14 January 2018 aged 87. He was born on 11 December 1930 and admitted to membership on 31 March 1954. After qualifying with Fleming & Wilson, Mr Miller took a position at Thomson, Jackson, Gowley and Taylor, was later with Mann, Judd, Gordon & Co, and prior to retirement worked at Strathclyde Regional Council.
Patrick Moore CA
Patrick Moore CA, who lived in Southport, Merseyside, died on 4 September 2017 aged 80. He was born on 1 December 1936 and admitted to membership on 30 March 1960. After qualifying with Brechin, Cole-Hamilton & Co, Mr Moore took a position at Alfred Bird & Sons, was later Group Financial Controller at The Dylade Co Ltd, and prior to retirement was with SGS Redwood Ltd.
Alfred Patrick Moss CA
Alfred Patrick Moss CA, who lived in Edinburgh, died on 25 January 2018 aged 92. He was born on 11 August 1925 and admitted to membership on 28 March 1956. After qualifying with Williamson & Wilson, Mr Moss took a position with Price, Waterhouse & Co, was later a General Accountant at Commercial Catering Group, Bridge of Allan, and prior to retirement was a voluntary General Accountant at ZCF Accounting Services, Zambia.
Andrew John Obarski MA CA
Andrew John Obarski MA CA, who lived in Jersey, died on 22 February 2018 aged 69. He was born on 19 October 1948 and admitted to membership on 16 June 1977. After qualifying with Thomson McLintock & Co, Mr Obarski took a position at Coopers & Lybrand, was later Finance Director with Offshore Investment (Jersey) Ltd, and prior to retirement was a Trust Accountant at Royal Bank of Canada Trust Company (International) Ltd.
James Lindsay Pringle CA
James Lindsay Pringle CA, who lived in Awali, Bahrain, died on 6 February 2018 aged 66. He was born on 9 April 1951 and admitted to membership on 17 November 1978. After qualifying with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co, Mr Pringle took a position as a Chief Accountant with Morrison-Knudsen International Co Inc, and prior to his death was a Management Systems Advisor at the Bahrain National Gas Company (BSC).
Thomas Craig Stevenson CA
Thomas Craig Stevenson CA, who lived in Hitchin Hertfordshire, died on 29 March 2018 aged 97. He was born on 17 January 1921 and admitted to membership in June 1953. After qualifying with David Strathie & Co, Mr Stevenson took a position at A F Stoddard & Co Ltd, was later company secretary at BWA Ltd, and prior to retirement was Financial Director at Espley-Tyas Ltd.
John Quentin Younie MA CA
John Quentin Younie MA CA, who lived in Edinburgh, died on 18 April 2018 aged 54. He was born on 24 April 1963 and admitted to membership on 6 April 1990. After qualifying with Deloitte, Haskin & Sells, Mr Younie took a position at Coopers & Lybrand Deloitte, was later Financial Controller with Ballantyne Cashmere, Finance Manager at Pelamis Wave Power Ltd, and prior to retirement was Finance Manager at Quoceant Ltd.