Craig William Aitchison (80-86)
When Craig left Merchiston he went on to study ISRM Sports Management at Telford College, then worked at the Dalmahoy Country Club as Leisure Operations Manager for over 25 years.
In 2006 Craig left Dalmahoy to become the Director of First Aid/ Trainer for Training for Care. Whilst travelling all over Britain providing first aid training and pool management Craig set up his own learnrefreshrenew.

Craig was a keen runner, running the London Marathon seven times as well as countless smaller runs. He also enjoyed cycling and hillwalking; cycling Mont Ventoux (one of the Tour de France stages), the Glasgow to Edinburgh cycle challenge and the Edinburgh to St Andrews cycle challenge numerous.
Craig gave up his free time to train up and coming Alpine Ski Racers by running summer camps in Aviemore.

Craig fell ill early April and eventually was taken into Hospital only to find he had Cancer and once a space was available he was moved to St Columbus hospice where he passed away on 25/05/20 only 16 Days after his 51st Birthday.

Darren B Aitchison (80-83)
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