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Douglas Gifford Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Douglas Gifford.

Douglas Gifford was formerly Chair of Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow; then Emeritus Professor and Honorary Research Fellow. He wrote extensively on Scottish literature, He was on The Saltire Society Book Awards Panel from 1982 to 2011; was Honorary Librarian for Walter Scott’s Library at Abbotsford from 1995 to 2015; was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and an Honorary Fellow of ASLS. he died on June 28.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

Very sad to hear of the passing of Douglas Gifford (1940-2020), Professor of Scot Lit
@UofGlasgow
1995-2005
passionate advocate of Scotland’s literature and a man with a lifelong commitment to research and education which changed many people’s lives.
@AHAllardyce


Very sad to hear that Professor Douglas Gifford has passed away. Everyone who works in Scottish Literature is indebted to Douglas, who did so much to establish our field. His expertise was breathtakingly wide, and he was generous with his time and his knowledge. Thanks, Douglas.


Douglas Gifford brought books to life. Anyone taught by him will know what I mean. His Confessions of a Justified Sinner lecture will stay with me forever. You could have heard a pin drop in the room. RIP Professor Gifford and THANK YOU.


We are so sad to hear of the passing of Professor Douglas Gifford, a best friend of Scott studies and Scottish literature more generally. He will be remembered for his brilliance and his great kindness. Dougie, you will be sairly missed.


The UofG community is saddened to hear of the passing of Douglas Gifford, former Professor of
@scottishlit
at UofG. An inspirational teacher and passionate advocate of Scottish Literature since the 1960s and a man with a lifelong commitment to research and education.

More details have not been released about this death, and actual death age and date are yet to confirmed by us. We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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