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    Terrible News and a Timely Warning

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    Horrible situation for all his family - and a warning I suppose to all of us to take ticks very seriously.

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    Terrible news my thoughts are with .louise,Scoop and the family.
    An excellent stalker and a good guy
    RIP mate

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    Having suffered from this, I can say how painfulf it can be if not treated. It's not a thing to laugh off over a beer, and the little suckers can get anywhere.

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    Shocked and stunned.
    Scott was built like the proverbial outhouse.
    Wouldn't of thought a .308 would have stopped him.
    Stalked with him many times, great lad.
    See him now carrying a large hind on his shoulders down a very steep hill.
    R.I.P Scott

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    A keeper friend of mine had it this year. Took months from him.

    A sad story for his family, my thoughts are with them at this time.

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    Absolute shock

    I hadn't heard, big strong guy.
    As a sufferer, it really makes you think.

    what a tragedy, my thoughts are with all his family.

    A very strong reminder for folk to keep vigilant and make sure ticks are removed ASAP and any symptoms are reported to you GP .

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    Terrible news and thoughts with his family. I know to my own cost that Lymes and its side effects is a serious disease and not to be taken lightly.

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    really sad news,

    thoughts are with his family.


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    I used to have a share in a syndicate on the other side of Ben Wyvis, many years ago. Shot many a Ptarmigan on the top and also stalked the area as well.
    Terrible shock for the family and a young age for anyone to leave this world. Having had Lymes it is not a disease you want to get. It is not only in Scotland but also in many southern counties of England, including Hampshire and West Sussex where I contracted it.

    If you are in any doubt go the doctor straight away.

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    I was at Scott's service today. He was my best mate. We had known each other since we were 5 years old, a great guy who will be sadly missed by many. Im glad i have the memory of 2 days during this years rut with him on the hill with guests, 3 stags and great crack winding up the clients. My thought are with his family at this sad time.

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