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Donald Gorrie 1933-2012

August 25, 2012 11:22 PM
Originally published by Scottish Liberal Democrats

Donald Gorrie 1933-2012Donald Gorrie 1933-2012Donald Gorrie, former Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West and MSP for Central Scotland, has died at the age of 79.

Paying tribute, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

"With a liberal backbone made of steel Donald Gorrie dedicated his life to challenging the establishment.

"A highly effective councillor and parliamentarian he revelled in the battle for fairness, opportunity and justice.

"Donald was never afraid to be a lone voice and his boundless energy was evident throughout his thirty six years of public service.

"The Liberal Democrats will forever be grateful for the life of Donald Gorrie. We will miss him.

"Our thoughts are with his wife Astrid and his family."