The Late Douglas Alan Lindsay

Douglas Alan Lindsay

Mr Douglas Alan Lindsay, of St Peter‘s Avenue, Haslingden, passed away peacefully at the Royal Blackburn Hospital on May 5, aged 84 years. Douglas was a former pupil of Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School, who went on to study at Manchester University, where he gained a Bachelor of Technical Sciences Degree. He worked until his retirement as a building surveyor and also a consultant loss adjuster. His hobbies included playing football in his youth, walking, swimming, watching cricket at Haslingden Cricket Club and was also a keen gardener. He loved to travel, in particular the Greek Islands, Italy, and caravanning in France. Douglas was a loving and devoted husband and father, grandfather and great grandfather. He leaves behind his wife Margaret; children Kate and son-in-law Mark, Tony and daughter-in-law Denise, Robert and daughter-in-law Susan, grandchildren, Rachael, Lindsay, Hayley, Fiona, Abbie and Oliver; great-grandchildren Toby, Max, Martha and Hudson. He also leaves a brother Gordon and his wife Yvonne who are also Society members. A service was held at St Peter‘s Church, Haslingden, on Wednesday, May 31.