_. Sir John Fayrer, 4th Baronet, died at Edinburgh, 9 March, 2017. He was 72.
John Lang Macpherson Fayrer, was born 18 Oct, 1944, son of Sir John Herbert Spens Fayrer, 3rd Baronet, DSC, by his wife the former Helen Diana Scott Lang [ d 1961], and succeeded to the baronetcy [created in 1896] upon his father's demise, 1976. Sir John was Research Officer, Moray House Institute, 1991.
Sir John was unmarried, and the baronetcy now becomes extinct.