Prof. John C. Brown, OBE, Astronomer Royal for Scotland

The Council and Members of the Astronomical Society of Edinburgh are saddened to learn of the death of our Honorary President Prof. John Brown, the 10th Astronomer Royal for Scotland.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to Prof. Brown’s family, friends and colleagues at this sad time.

[Posted 17 November 2019]

From The Herald:

BROWN Professor John Campbell Suddenly, at his Skye home, on 16th November, 2019, Professor John Campbell Brown, OBE, aged 72, Astronomer Royal for Scotland. Loving husband of Margaret, proud father of Stuart and Lorna, and magic grandad of Oscar and Elliott. Funeral on Friday, 6th December at 11.30am at Cardross Crematorium. Family Flowers only. Donations, if desired, to The Friends of Dr Mackinnon Memorial Hospital, Broadford, Isle of Skye. All enquiries to Farquhar Macleod Funeral Directors, Broadford, Isle of Skye, 01471 820000.