A FORMER Priory Secretary, Colonel George Coltart CStJ, passed away on February 21 2017, aged 88 years.
A memorial service was held at Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh, on Friday March 3 2017.
George took up the role of Priory Secretary and Member of Chapter in 1990 as a retirement job. He had just retired from some years as a lecturer in civil eEngineering at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh following his army career.
He brought about change in the Priory, including introducing the quarterly newsletters, and he was the first Priory Secretary who visited the Areas.
Those of us who were lucky enough to work with him, remember a generous friendly man who brightened up their lives.