Ar­gyll pays trib­ute to for­mer coun­cil­lor

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

OUTPOURINGS of grief for Coun­cil­lor Duncan MacIntyre have been com­ing into The Oban Times.

Mr MacIntyre’s funeral is due to take place in St Columba’s Cathe­dral on Sat­ur­day.

The for­mer coun­cil­lor passed away on Tues­day July 5, sur­rounded by his fam­ily.

Lead­ing the praise for Mr MacIntyre’s work and com­mit­ment to his civic du­ties was Oban Com­mu­nity Coun­cil.

Chair­woman Marri Mal­loy said: ‘It is with great sad­ness to hear of the death of Coun­cil­lor Duncan MacIntyre,

‘Duncan was an ex­cel­lent coun­cil­lor for his con­stituency, and he was a true son of Oban, he will be missed greatly.

‘He was a friend, and of­ten ad­viser, to Oban Com­mu­nity Coun­cil.

‘He was the one per­son that I, as con­vener could rely on if I needed sup­port with com­mu­nity is­sues.

‘He worked hard for his elec­torate and ev­ery­thing he was in­volved in was al­ways for the ben­e­fit of Oban and the sur­round­ing area. In fact he had the wel­fare of the whole of Ar­gyll very much at heart.

‘He was a true and hon­est High­land gentle­man. May he rest in peace.’

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