Death – Obituary News : Scottish Rugby announced the death of Alan Cruickshanks, a member of their Youth Panel. They expressed their condolences to his family, friends, and the rugby community.
Scottish Rugby are saddened to announce the passing of Youth Panel member, Alan Cruickshanks.
We extend our sincere condolences to all of Alan’s family and friends, members of Paisley and Bishopton RFC and the Youth Panel.
— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) September 12, 2023
Scottish Rugby is deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of Alan Cruickshanks, a valued member of the Youth Panel. The news has sent shockwaves through the rugby community, leaving family, friends, and fellow members of Paisley and Bishopton RFC in mourning.
Alan was a passionate and dedicated individual, known for his unwavering commitment to the sport. As a Youth Panel member, he played a pivotal role in shaping the future of Scottish rugby, offering valuable insights and perspectives. His untimely departure leaves a void that will be difficult to fill.
Born and raised in Paisley, Alan’s love for rugby blossomed from a young age. He began his rugby journey at the local club, where he quickly made a name for himself as a talented and determined player. His exceptional skills and leadership qualities earned him the respect and admiration of his teammates and coaches.
Off the field, Alan was described as a warm-hearted and compassionate person, always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need. His positive attitude and infectious smile brightened the lives of everyone he encountered.
Alan’s legacy within the rugby community will undoubtedly be cherished for years to come. He leaves behind a lasting impact on the sport he loved, inspiring future generations to pursue their dreams on and off the field.
Scottish Rugby extends its heartfelt condolences to Alan’s family and friends during this difficult time. The loss of such a remarkable individual is felt deeply by all who had the privilege of knowing him. May his memory be a source of comfort and strength as we mourn the passing of a true rugby enthusiast..