This grove is planted to celebrate the life of Tommy Dodds.
This webpage is open to all friends and family to share photos or memories of his place in their lives - wherever and whenever that was. Further trees can be planted at any time in the future in remembrance a man whose kindness and generosity of spirit meant so much to so many, and will never be forgotten.
They say time is a healer but your loss is felt as if it were yesterday. Your absence has left a hole in our lives but loving memories of you make me smile when times are hard. Love you dad, always x
17th August 2018
Dad, Keeping you close at heart and in memory on your birthday and always.
Miss you so very much, remembering you with love xxxx
20th July 2018
One of my greatest blessings in life, the one that I call Dad. Remembering a wonderful man with love. Today and every day, we miss you xxx
8th June 2018
Dad, whose presence is missed so much - you live on in our hearts "I'll always feel you close to me, though you're out of sight will search for you among the stars, that shine on Christmas night" xxx
Donated by Margaux and LIz
14th December 2017
Tommy was one in a million and we are so proud to remember him on this day. xx
Donated by Isobel and Duncan
18th August 2017
19 August 2016 - a year has passed. What a truly special person you were, you are missed more than words can say. The best dad doesn’t exist in this world, because he's now in heaven. Love You xxxx
18th August 2017
With love and the warmest memories of good times we shared on your special day. Miss you. xxxxxxx
Donated by His daughter Margaux & Liz
20th July 2017
Remembering you on this Father's day - your warmth of spirit, guidance and love remain with me always. Although I can no longer say it in person I know you hear and are with me. Love you dad xxxxxxx
Donated by his daughter
19th June 2017
Dedicated to the memory of Tommy - loving father, husband, brother, son and friend. Thanks for the life of a special man - dearly missed, always loved and fondly remembered always.
Donated by Those who loved Tommy Dodds
6th March 2017
My father, Tommy Dodds loved nature and wildlife - with the Highlands and islands of Scotland holding a special place in his heart. As a young child I remember days out and holidays climbing Ben Nevis, visiting Glencoe or longer jaunts to explore the western isles. As a semi-professional cyclist in his younger years, my father talked with fondness of his training sessions around Loch Lomond and through the pass known as the Rest and Be Thankful. In his working life he travelled extensively, always returning with stories that he took great pleasure in recollecting years after. Always a social man and excellent dancer he was also a keen golfer, and loved to take off in his camper van and go fishing - sometimes alone, sometimes with family members - just for the joy of being in the Scottish wilderness. With its ancient pines and spectacular mountain scenery, the Caledonian Forest is Scotland’s most iconic landscape and there can be no better way to honour my father, who I know would be proud to support efforts being made to restore the ancient Caledonian forest and rare wildlife to the Scottish Highlands. This is why we are planting this grove, in memory of a lovely, caring man - to allow him to be part of the wilderness he so loved, for eternity.
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