Alasdair was made an MBE in 2011 for his services to tourism, died aged 59 on Monday June 21, following a long battle with cancer.
Only this year, he was commended by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland Sir William Young Award for his exceptional contribution to the world of cattle breeding.
A tribute was posted on the Gretna House Farms’s Facebook page, with Mr Houston’s devotion to his family, alongside his work and the wider community hailed following his sad passing.
The statement read: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Alasdair Houston, MBE, DL, FRAgS, of Gretna Green on 21st June 2021 in the Alexandra Unit, Dumfries at the age of 59 following a long illness with cancer.Share this
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