In memoriam: March 2016

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By CA magazine

9 March 2016

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

Norman George Floyd CA

Norman George Floyd CA, who lived in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, died on 21 January 2016 aged 83. He was born on 13 July 1932 and admitted to membership in March 1961. After qualifying Mr Floyd took a position at Babcock & Wilcox Ltd, was later director and secretary at SGA (Building) Ltd, and prior to retirement was company secretary at St Columba’s School Ltd.

William John Gibson CA

William John Gibson CA, who lived in Newmilns, Ayrshire, died on 4 January 2016 aged 57. He was born on 4 April 1958 and admitted to membership on 5 March 1993. After qualifying Mr Gibson took a position with John R Dick & Co and prior to his death was a director at JRD Partnership.

John Goudie CA

John Goudie CA died on 1 February 2016 aged 84. He was born on 11 November 1931 and admitted to membership on 30 March 1955. After qualifying Mr Goudie took a position at Cooper Brothers & Co, was later partner at Finnies, and prior to retirement was a consultant at Scott-Moncrieff (Incorporating Finnie & Co).

Duncan Murray Lindsay Robertson LLB CA

Duncan Murray Lindsay Robertson LLB CA, who lived in Chinnor, Oxfordshire, died in March 2015 aged 68. He was born on 30 November 1946 and admitted to membership on 8 April 1975. After qualifying Mr Robertson was financial director at Polyfoil Packaging (Pty) Ltd (South Africa), was later finance director at Whitworths Ltd, and prior to retirement was taxation department manager at Bannerman Johnstone Maclay.

Ronald Crawford Hendry CA

Ronald Crawford Hendry CA, who lived in Guernsey, died very suddenly at home on 1 November 2015, aged 69. Known as “Ronnie” or “Ron” Crawford, he qualified in 1968 with the Institute Examination Gold Medal for the Best Candidate of the Year and the Canadian Prize, and moved to Guernsey with his wife Liz. He worked in private practice as a partner, then moved to Kleinwort Benson as financial director. Latterly he was a non-executive director for a number of captive insurers and local companies. He had a passion for fundraising and helping local charities, including breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest teddy bear chain and arranging record-breaking rows from London to Paris and London to Amsterdam to raise money for a much needed MS Society nurse.

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