Tag: Obituary

A tribute to Alistair G Hanning (1962-2024)

A tribute to Alistair G Hanning (1962-2024)

Alistair G Hanning was born on 17 March, 1962, in Wellington, New Zealand into the famous Hanning piping family. After a long hard-fought battle with cancer Alistair passed on 9 April, 2024, aged 62. Taught by his father, Oban Gold medallist John, he showed prodigious talent from an early age […]

Obituary: Campbell McGougan

Obituary: Campbell McGougan

by SCOTT ARMSTRONG, Auckland, NZ. Pipe Major Neil Campbell McGougan died peacefully at Redwoods Care Home Alness on June 5, 2022 aged 92 years. Campbell was one of kind, with a lifelong involvement and love of piping, its music and people. He was born in Campbeltown where has was taught […]