Passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 at the Captain William Jackman Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy illness, John Coul Lindsay Stirling. John was born in Hillside, Montrose Scotland, Dec. 10, 1928 and moved his family to Labrador City in 1966. He was a proud member of the Masonic Lodge and Royal Canadian Legion. After retiring from IOC in 1987, he moved to USA. He returned to Labrador to spend his final days with his family. Predeceased by parents John Eaton Stirling and Mary Pyott Taylor (Lindsay) Stirling; brother William; sister Hazel Craik; and wife Mary Reid (Hall) Stirling. Leaving to mourn, son Garry (Emma) and grandsons David and Ryan. At a later date, his remains will be returned to Scotland, as was his wish. While Scotland was his homeland, he always held a special place in his heart for Labrador.