Printer Friendly

WE PRAY STUART HAS FOUND PEACE.

Byline: BILLY SLOAN

TROUBLED rock star Stuart Adamson was cremated at a private ceremony yesterday.

More than 50 members of the singer's immediate family - led by his parents Stuart and Anne - said their farewells at Dunfermline Crematorium.

Stuart's children, Callum and Kirsten, also attended the simple, moving ceremony for the star who took his own life earlier this month.

Members of Big Country, guitarist Bruce Watson, bass player Tony Butler and drummer Mark Brzezicki, plus the group's manager Ian Grant, also paid their respects.

A spokesman for the Adamson family said: "Stuart was our beloved son. It is impossible to find the words to express this terrible sense of loss.

"We pray he has found the peace he was looking for. We are very grateful for the many, many messages of sympathy we have received from his fellow musicians, friends and know Stuart would have been overwhelmed.

"Our world will never be the same."

The singer and lead guitarist of Big Country was found dead in a hotel room in Hawaii on December 16.

Stuart took his own life after a lengthy battle with alcohol addiction and depression.

A memorial service celebrating Stuart's life and music will be held next month at East End Park, home of the musician's beloved Dunfermline
COPYRIGHT 2001 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2001 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Dec 30, 2001
Words:211
Previous Article:PARTING SHOT; Love cheat divorce lawyer loses her house, her kids and pays her ex-hubby maintenance.
Next Article:Can you save our disposable dogs?


Related Articles
WE'LL NEVER FORGET: Mirror tracks down Enniskillen bomb children.
Returning a lost toddler.
The Pope calls in Tel Aviv for freedom of access to religious sites and for a Palestinian homeland.
Kashmiris want peace with Pakistan.
Global Day Of Prayer Observed in Shillong.
Devotees visit Gaya to pray for salvation of ancestors.
Karmapa prays for world peace and liberation.
Kashmir prays for peace on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters