ELDER - The family of the late William Grant Elder would like to thank the following; all relatives and friends for their kind and thoughtful expressions of sympathy and those who attended the funeral service to celebrate Grant’s life with love and fond memories. Special thanks to the Rev. David Malcolm for his u plifting service an d comforting words at the graveside and to Richard Cardosi who delivered a heartfelt eulogy. Many thanks to the musicians for their contribution to the service, to Buds ‘n’ Blooms for the beautiful flower arrangements and a special thank you to Dunnett’s Funeral Directors for their professional and sympathetic handling of the funeral arrangements, also to the Pentland Hotel for the excellent funeral tea. All contributions to Thurso R.N.L.I. have been gratefully received. The family would also like to thank the emergency services who responded to the initial call for assistance.