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Florist and fruit merchant Bill Dryden has actually passed away following a health problem at the age of 91. Born and brought up in Dundee’s Nelson Terrace, Costs was the youngest of three bros, who were all involved in the family company started by their grandfather.
Dryden’s was a popular local organization offering flowers, fruit and vegetables at a variety of stores in the town.
Costs was informed at Dundee High School and Strathallan. After leaving school in 1947, he invested the next four years finding out the trade with a firm of potato merchants in Huntly and the Glasgow Fruit Market.
From there, he returned to the family organization as it expanded into wholesale, and launched a frozen food department. In the mid 1960s the household decided to split the company, Bill’s share being the retail stores in Castle Street and Broughty Ferryboat in addition to an unit in the Dundee wholesale fruit and vegetable market.
In the late 1980s, with the closing down of the wholesale trade and the increase of the supermarkets, Costs chose to offer the company and retired in 1992.
He was an eager golf player and joined Panmure Golf Club, Barry, in 1953 where he continued to take pleasure in playing till shortly prior to his death.
He was captain of the club in 1983, and in 1996 finished a book of anecdotes and pictures to mark its 150th anniversary. Costs was also a member of the R&A and a member of the Seniors Golfers’ Society, where he had the chance to have fun with groups in lots of other nations, typically accompanied by his partner Inez, likewise a keen golfer.
His other interests consisted of rugby and curling and over the years Expense was president of Pitkerro Curling Club, Dundee High School FP Rugby Club, Dundee High School Old Boys’ Club and the Junior Chamber of Commerce.
He also signed up with the Bonnetmaker and the Baker Crafts, two of the Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee and was a Senior at St. Andrew’s Parish Church, Dundee. Latterly he was a routine attender of Broughty Ferry Probus Club.
Explained by numerous as a true gentleman, he will be kept in mind for his outbound personality, his kindness and compassion towards others, his sharp wit and his lots of recitals of poetry from memory.
Costs is made it through by his other half, Inez, daughter Sally, boy Christopher and grand son Max.
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