The bass drummer who was known as the life of every party sadly suffered a relapse after the long day of competition and fun.


August 19, 2011 —

Alistair “Aggy” Glendinning was a primary reason why the Scottish Borders Pipe Band was formed from a merger of the Hawick and Stow bands: he said that he would die a happy man if the band could win at the World’s. Just three day after Aggy took the stage at the Glasgow Green to accept the first-place trophy for Grade 4A, he passed away after a long battle with cancer.

“He was one of the main reasons we put the two bands together,” said Pipe-Major Stuart Robinson. “We sent Aggy up to collect the trophy, and he was quite a happy chap.”

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