It is not every centenarian who receives a pair of pink trainers for their birthday.
Glenlivet farmer Jim Innes has died at the age of 67 following a short illness.
A journalist described as a “force of nature” by colleagues has died, aged 48.
A much-loved Scottish charity fundraiser has died.
The Australian actress best known for her role as Myra Desmond in Prisoner: Cell Block H has died aged 75.
A political enthusiast who helped set up the Fraserburgh SNP branch has died at the age of 94.
Robert Axelrod, an actor best known for voicing the villainous Lord Zedd in hit children's TV show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, died at his Los Angeles home on Saturday aged 70.
A "much loved" fisherman and founding member of a north-east bird club has died.
The "inspirational" animator behind characters such as Roger and Jessica Rabbit has died, aged 86.
The man responsible for creating the theme for Inspector Morse, Barrington Pheloung, has died at the age of 65.
South African singer and musician Johnny Clegg is being widely mourned in the country following his death this week.
Actor Billy Drago, who starred in Clint Eastwood’s Pale Rider and as Al Capone’s henchman in The Untouchables, has died at the age of 73.
A stalwart of the rock n roll community, who helped to forge the careers of some of the biggest names in music, has died aged 76.
Beloved former teacher Ethel Davidson has died just days before her 95th birthday.
Tributes have been paid to "political interviewer extraordinaire" Brian Walden, who has died at the age of 86.
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.
A beloved Aberdeen trade union official, political activist, father and grandfather has died.
Tributes have been paid to "inspiring" Scottish legal specialist Polly Higgins, who has died aged 50.
While few people might have recognised Hal Blaine by name, they certainly would have noticed his signature drumbeats.
Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor behind one of the most famous on-screen portrayals of Adolf Hitler, has died.
Tributes from former students and colleagues have poured in for beloved professor David Lessels, who died at the end of December.
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.
Tributes have flooded in from across the globe following the death of an Aberdeen University academic who has been described as "a gentle man with a sharp intellect".
Former FC Barcelona president Josep Lluís Nunez died yesterday at the age of 87.
Marjorie Burton, who was the oldest woman in Scotland, has died in a Banff care home, aged 109.
The "young master" of the jazz industry, Roy Hargrove, has died at the age of just 49.
A two-minute silence was held at the opening of yesterday’s full city council meeting in honour of former Lord Provost Jim Wyness who has died aged 85.
James Edward Sugden OBE, the man behind the resurgence of two Scottish fashion icons, has died at the age of 71 after a life dedicated to the textile industry’s traditional skills.
Tributes have been paid to a police officer and community stalwart who died just before Christmas.
A man who helped transform health and safety in the oil industry after the Piper Alpha tragedy has died at the age of 79.
Sir Roger Moore was the son of a poor London policeman from the back streets of Lambeth who grew up to become James Bond and The Saint - as one of the most successful actors of his generation.