_. Charles Evan Bruce-Gardyne, 14th of Middleton, head of that landed family, died 22 October, 2019. He was 92.
He was born 15 Feb, 1927, son of Capt Evan Bruce-Gardyne, 13th of Middleton [1885-1949], by his wife the former Joan McLaren.
He was an elder brother of Tory MP John Bruce-Gardyne [1930-90], created a life peer as Baron Bruce-Gardyne in 1983.
He married 16 Apr, 1966, Dorothy Margaret Blair-Imrie [born 1940], scion of that landed family, daughter of Lieutenant-Col Hew Angus Christopher Blair-Imrie [1915-44], by his wife the former Margaret Wedderburn Arbuthnott [1913-94], by whom he had issue, two sons, Evan and Hugh, and a daughter, Diana.
A Thanksgiving Service takes place at St John's Episcopal Church, Forfar, 1 November, 2019.