Born: 9 July, 1926, in York, Died: 9 September, 2012, in Edinburgh, aged 86. RCSEd mourns a true friend of the College
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Companion of the College, Dr Alexander Lindsay Stewart OBE, who passed away on 9 September 2012.
Educated at George Heriot’s in Edinburgh, Dr Stewart left school in 1944. On his 18th birthday he volunteered for the Royal Navy and spent four years in the Fleet Air Arm, before qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1951 and commencing his career with Ethicon Ltd.