From teaching, to a love of sport and from music-making to being an ardent admirer of the works of our national bard, William Peat, who died 10 days short of his 89th birthday, led a full and active life.
Former fireman, doorman and martial arts instructor Gordon 'Gogs' McIver has died aged 71.
Peter Smith, who supplied sweets to hundreds of shop across the north of Scotland for several decades, has died aged 81.
Hamish Wood of Inverness, a man of compassion, action and public service, has died aged 78.
Alex Donald, of Stonehaven, who once hacked the legs off a priceless piece of furniture owned by John Paul Getty, has died aged 70.
With the death by Covid of Harry Sleigh, aged 53, St John's Wells, Fyvie, Scotland has lost one of the most respected breeders and exhibitors of livestock.