Beloved former teacher Ethel Davidson has died just days before her 95th birthday.
Known by many as “Britain’s greatest test driver”, Norman Dewis clocked up more than one million miles at speeds of over 100mph during a career spanning more than 30 years at motoring manufacturer Jaguar.
Star of the stage and screen, Irene Sutcliffe has died aged 88 after more than 60 years in the acting spotlight - including a prominent role in Coronation Street.
English actor Paul Darrow, best known for his portrayal of Kerr Avon in the seventies BBC sci-fi series Blake’s 7, has died aged 78.
The man who was credited with revolutionising club football with the introduction of the Champions League has died aged 89.
Long-serving Aberdeen councillor Jill Wisely has died at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer.
One half of the founding duo behind the band The Alabama 3, Jake Black, has died just days after performing in concert.
An award-winning American novelist, whose books were turned into classic Hollywood films, has died at the age of 103.
The sporting public of Aberdeen has been shocked to hear of the death of one of the leading figures in the development of rugby in the area after a long illness.
Tributes have been paid to an internationally acclaimed mountaineering expert from a Loch Ness-side village who died last week.
An "unsung heroine" - who spent a lifetime of volunteering in Fraserburgh - has died aged 89.
Tributes have been paid to D-Day veteran Sinclair Houston, who died at his home in Thurso aged 102.
When Denis Law received the Freedom of Aberdeen in 2017, he was given an honorary Scotland cap by the city council and immediately handed it to his older brother Joe.
A long-serving member of the Skye Mountain Rescue Team, and a man who was said to have “been born in the Cuillin”, has died aged 76.
He was Australia’s greatest poet who spent years in Inverness in the 1960s and was one of 2000 descendants of a Scottish immigrant couple who settled in rural New South Wales in 1848.
Director, screenwriter and producer John Singleton was a trailblazer in the industry, helping to pave the way to success for many others in Hollywood.
One of the youngest men to be decorated for gallantry in the Second World War has died at the age of 96.
A former councillor described as a "faithful servant" for Banff has died at the age of 96.
A legendary cartoonist who coined the nickname ‘The Big Yin’ for comedian Billy Connolly has died at the age of 76.
Marilynn Smith had no intention of ever playing golf, let alone setting up one of its largest tournaments.
Known to contemporary audiences as Leonard in the US sitcom Community, Richard Erdman had more than seven decades of acting experience under his belt.
While few people might have recognised Hal Blaine by name, they certainly would have noticed his signature drumbeats.
The musician who created a song widely regarded as among the greatest rock anthems ever recorded has died at 64.
The former president of the Seychelles and once the longest serving head of state in the Commonwealth, France Albert René, has died at the age of 83 at his home on the island of Mahe.
His works have been a staple of children’s shelves for decades, entertaining and delighting youngsters across the world since 1963.
While many people may not be familiar with the name William Morgan Sheppard, they almost certainly will be aware of his work.
A major TV star who went on to become one of Hollywood’s top-grossing female directors has died at 75.
Few people have had more strings to their bow than Jean-Pierre Van Rossem – a prominent politician, stock market guru, convicted fraudster and one-time F1 franchise owner.
The Press and Journal’s long-time Parliamentary Lobby Correspondent David Perry has died after a very short illness.
Selma Wynberg Engel, one of the few to survive an uprising against the Nazis, died last week at the age of 96.
Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a defiant symbol of resistance in modern-day Russia, has died at the age of 91.
One of the driving forces behind the rejuvenation of Harris Tweed, Maureen Mackay, has died.