Life of Margo MacDonald celebrated at Edinburgh Assembly Hall

Hundreds of people have gathered to celebrate the life of veteran politician Margo MacDonald, following her death at the age of 70. Her widower Jim Sillars told Edinburgh’s Assembly Hall: “She was dusted with magic”. Actress Elaine C Smith and Scottish Health Secretary Alex Neil also paid tribute at the event, which included a live performance by The Proclaimers. The event, led by humanist celebrant Bob Scott, also featured a selection of Ms MacDonald’s favourite country songs, reports BBC News



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