Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Ewen John Brodie of Lethen, CVO

 Ewen John Brodie, CVO, 16th of Lethen, who died 2 December, 2021, at Nairn Town and County Hospital, was a former Lord Lieutenant of Nairnshire. He was 78.

A son of Maj. David James Brodie of Lethen, OBE [1911-66], head of the landed gentry family, and his wife the former Diana Davidson [died 1991]; and married 4 Aug, 1967, as her second husband, Mariota Steuart Menzies [born 27 Feb, 1938], daughter of Lt-Col. Ronald Steuart Menzies of Menzies [1884-1961], and his wife the former Sybil Mary Willoughby Boulton, and former wife of William Henry Stirling [1926-82].

Ewen Brodie of Lethen served as Lord Lieutenant for Nairnshire, Scotland, 1999-2017. He was appointed CVO in 2015. He is survived by his wife Mariota, and three daughters. The eldest daughter, Sarah [born 1967], succeeds as head of the family.


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