Dugald Brown (1943 – 2017) was born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire on 21 October, one of five children. He joined the RAF aged seventeen after the death of his father and was stationed in Germany, the UK, and Singapore. After he left the RAF, he worked in retail in a variety of stores across the UK. Dugald enjoyed sailing and holidays in Kintyre where he played golf and fished. He also ran several marathons including the London Marathon. He married wife Tana in 1971 and they had son Duncan in 1978 and two grandchildren.