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View Record Number 6052 - Mr. Iain McColl

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Name:Mr. Iain McColl
South Uist
Originally from:Garrynamonie
Place of death:Glasgow
Date of funeral:03/07/2014
Funeral Location:Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church, Garrynamonie
Presider:Fr. Donald MacKay
Additional Info:Iain was born on 27th January, 1954 in Lennox Castle Hospital . His mother, Annie Mac Donald, was from Garrynamonie and father John McColl, was from Glasgow. His sister Martha was born on 30th May 1955 and brother Donald on 12th February 1970. Iain lived all his life in Glasgow but his spiritual home was in South Uist. Every summer he spent 6 weeks holidaying with his family on the island. Iain left school at 15 years old and worked at the seaweed factory in Boisdale alongside his beloved uncle Angus James Mac Donald. After returning to Glasgow, Iain studied drama at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. He went on to star in films and television and was one of Scotland ís best loved actors. Iain died on 4th July 2013 after bravely battling cancer for a number of years. His sense of humour remained with him until the end.
His ashes were laid to rest in his beloved South Uist one year later. May he rest in peace.

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