Death of John Mackie

FWS member, poet and performer, John Mackie died on 23 December 2016. He was a major figure in the arts scene in North-East Scotland and beyond, collaborating with fellow artists across disciplines and generations.

There will be a humanist service for John at William Watson Funeral Service in Elgin on Wednesday 4 January at 3pm.

John specified he wanted to be cremated and didn’t particularly want a fuss over it but all are welcome.

No flowers, a collection will be taken for some of the causes John believed in most strongly.

There is also likely to be a memorial and ashes-spreading on Saturday 7 January at a venue tbc. More details to follow.

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