A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Beloved husband, father, brother, friend
Allan Miller
2nd July 1918 - 19th May 2009

Allan Miller 


Allan Miller died in Tena, Ecuador, on the 19th May 2009. He lived a full and adventurous life, and was a remarkable man. He is very much missed by those who knew and loved him. Our lives are all poorer for his loss.

He spent most of his last 40 years in Ecuador, where he married, but he always loved Scotland and the Highlands, where he had spent many happy years. Scientist, philosopher, lover of nature, explorer, adventurer, mountaineer; Allan would be happy climbing, driving his Rolls, searching for the lost Inca treasure, contemplating the origins of the universe, hosting a dinner party or reading Robbie Burns with a glass of Laphroaig. He had a keen intellect and just as keen a sense of humour. His passion for life is an inspiration to his children.

"A prince can mak a belted knight,

A marquis, duke, an' a' that;

But an honest man's abon his might,

Gude faith, he maunna fa' that!

For a' that, an' a' that,

Their dignities an' a' that;

The pith o' sense, an' pride o' worth,

Are higher rank than a' that.

Then let us pray that come it may,

(As come it will for a' that,)

That Sense and Worth, o'er a' the earth,

Shall bear the gree, an' a' that.

For a' that, an' a' that,

It's coming yet for a' that,

That Man to Man, the world o'er,

Shall brothers be for a' that."

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Donated by catherine alix Miller

18th June 2012

To Allan remembering the very happy times we spent together in Ecuador. A remarkable man and good friend. Dora and Graham Pirnie

Donated by Graham JC Pirnie

26th May 2010

In memory Allan Miller who saved my life in the Andes. Pete Seely

Donated by Peter Seely

26th May 2010

Donated by Margaret Louise Miller-Marshall

24th May 2010

Your grove of trees

The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Allan Miller's grove
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