Acknowledgements

NICOL - Pat, Catherine, Jennifer and family of the late Margaret would like to thank all relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy during this sad time. Sincere thanks to Riverview Practice, A & E and Rosebank Wing Staff, Clair Harper Funeral Directors, Flower Patch and Nethercliffe Hotel for their professionalism. Special thanks to those who paid their last respects and kindly donated £558.68 to the local branch of Diabetes UK.
MACKAY - Mary and family would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy received following the sad loss of Jock. Heartfelt thanks to all at Raigmore Hospital who cared for Jock. Special thanks to Supt. Colin Mackay and Rev. Ida Tengler for their comforting and uplifting service, Dunnett's Funeral Directors for the professional and caring funeral arrangements and to all who attended the service. The sum of £2043 was very generously donated in aid of Royal National Lifeboat Institution (R.N.L.I, Thurso branch) and Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity.
SUTHERLAND - The family of the late Mary (née Miller) would like to express their heartfelt thanks to everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy following their sad loss. Special thanks to Rev. David McCartney for a comforting service, the Ulbster Arms Hotel for the catering and finally, to all who paid their last respects at the church and graveside and so kindly donated £504.60 to Cancer Research.
MANSON - Margaret, Mark and family would like to thank all who came from near and far to pay their last respects to their beloved Robert. They were touched by the kind expressions of love and sympathy, cards, flowers and delicious baking received from family and friends. They would like to acknowledge help received from Colin Mackay and Rev. John Nugent who officiated at the service, from Ruth and the church choir whose musical tribute was touching, also for the kind and professional service from Clair Harper, and Murray and his staff at Mackays Hotel.
MACDONALD - Iain, Jimmy, Terry and families of the late Mabel would like to express their heartfelt thanks to family and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy by way of cards, calls and flowers following their sad loss. Thanks to Rev. Heather Stewart for her caring and comforting service, to Clair Harper of Sinclair Funeral Directors for their personal and professional service, and to all who paid their last respects and generously donated £475 which has been given to various local charities.
OLIVER - Rena and Kirsten would like to express their sincere gratitude to all the family and friends for their kind support during this sad time, particularly to Linda Smith for her heartfelt service of the celebration of David's life and also at the Crematorium; Clair Harper for his excellent handling of all the funeral arrangements; Mackays Hotel for their great help with the celebration; Fairways in Inverness; eulogists cousins Barbara and Jake Lay; Tom Allan and Eric Farquhar; the expertise of Colin Stewart from Caithness Print Solutions, and Fergus Mather and Ian McDonald for the beautiful photographic display of David's life. Generous donations have been divided between and made to Assynt Mountain Rescue, Caithness Hearing and Sight, and the local Heart Support Group. Their thanks go also to the ambulance services, Caithness General Hospital A & E department and lastly Raigmore Hospital for their care of a wonderful man who will be greatly missed.