In Loving Memory of


David Andrew Harkins

Sadly our dearest David passed away on Sunday 25th April.

He was a dearly loved husband to Olivier, loving son of Margaret, brother to Eileen, Pete and Steven, devoted best friend to Nic and loving uncle to all his nieces and nephews.

David was also a dearly loved colleague and friend to many at Scottish Autism.

We respectfully and kindly request no flowers and alternatively ask that a donation be made in David’s memory on behalf of Scottish Autism for whom he worked loyally and passionately for 35 years. 
Donations can be made at the following JustGiving page:

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Malheureusement, notre cher David est décédé ce Dimanche 25 Avril.
Il était un mari très aimé d’Olivier, fils de Margaret, frère d’Eileen, Pete et Stephen, un devoué meilleur ami de Nic, un oncle aimé par ses neveux et nièces.
David était un collègue et ami très apprecié a Scottish Autism.
Nous demandons respectueusememt que tous les dons à la memoire de David soient faits au nom de Scottish Autism pour qui il a travaillé loyalement et passionnément pendant 35 ans.
Les dons peuvent être faits a la page suivante JustGiving.

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Ian and Shirley

Dear David We didn’t get the opportunity to get to know you well, but your positivity and friendliness shone through, and thoughts of you will remain. …


David , Nous nous sommes vus que peu de fois , la distance en cause mais je n’oublierais jamais le jour où tu nous a été présenté . Nous avions passé un très bon moment en ta compagnie et avons appris à te connaitre et à t’apprécier dès le premier jour . Comment ne …


David, I think it’s taken till seeing you pass by one last time yesterday for it to sink in that you’re really gone.  But you’re not, the fun, joy, passion, generosity and enthusiasm you brought to everything will stay with all of us who’ve had the privilege to live and work alongside you, forever.  …

Laura Willocks

David, you have been such an inspiration in my career since I first met you;  passionate, 100% committed and so optimistic.  It was such a pleasure to work alongside you.  Seeing your cheery face at our 9am meetings would help start the day right that’s for sure!  I hope you are at peace and …

Steven Mclean

My old friend Dave, I am so sad to hear you have passed on. Taken much too soon. It’s been many years since I last saw you, and I was very much looking forward to meeting up with you in the future. Now I hold on to the many memories I have from our …

Christine Macintosh

David, you were such a happy, caring selfless guy who will be sadly missed by everyone who knew you. RIP. 💔 …

Lynn Williamson

It has been many years since our paths crossed at Balmyre when I started my career in Health and Social Care. You were always so kind and caring and lit up a room with your smile. I never had the opportunity to tell you in later years, when I myself became an Assessor, you …

Claire Ford

What a special man you were David and gone far too early.You touched the lives of so many people and it was a true pleasure to work with you through Quality Scotland for over 10 years. Your memory will always live on in our lives and our hearts. Fly high David xx …

Cyril Othman

Cher David,  C’est avec une grande tristesse que j’ai appris ton départ. Tu étais toujours joyeux et plein humour. Je garderai en mémoire chacune de nos rencontre. Dans ces moments douloureux, je tiens à présenter mes sincères condoléances à ta famille. Repose en paix  …

Karen Joyce

My dearest friend I have known you since I was 15 years old and you never changed one bit still the nicest, selfless gentleman that I have ever known. You will be missed more that you will ever know. RIP Dave Harkins until we meet again all my love karen xx   …