It is with deep regret and sadness that I have to advise that Alex Duncan, beloved son of Ian and Chris Duncan, passed away in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on September 12th.
Alex was a top class sportsman and piper. He played rugby union at a top level and bagpipes in Grade 1.
Alex received tutoring over a number of years from Walter Drysdale, the teacher of his late uncle, Gordon Duncan. He was a former member of the National Youth Band of Scotland, Lothian and Borders Police Pipe Band, Drambuie-Kirkliston Pipe Band, Vale of Atholl Grade 1 Pipe Band, the Atholl Highlanders Pipe Band and recently played with Fife Police.
Alex was also a member of the Pipers Trail along with his parents and siblings. Recently engaged to be married, Alex worked as nurse for the National Health Service.
My deepest sympathy and that of all the piping community go Ian and Chris, grandfather Jock, sisters Tina and Sian, partner Freya Anderson-Ward and all of the Duncan family.
R S MacDonald