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It is with sadness I record the death of Jan Shaw, on 10th June.

Jan was for many years to President of the Clan Douglas Association of Australia, and before that the newsletter editor.

Her knowledge of Douglas matters, her support of Douglas heritage and her friendship will be missed by many.

Her funeral service will be at St Mary's Anglican Church, Brisbane on Monday 18 June at 10am.

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Comment by William Douglas on June 16, 2018 at 10:31

SHAW, Janet Mary (nee Douglas) Late of Graceville, Passed away peacefully, 10th June, 2018. Aged 80 Years. 
Loving Mother of Margot, Will and Penny, and much loved Sister of Jock and Robert (dec'd). Dearly loved by all her Children, Great and Grand. Family, 
Friends and those connected with the Clan Douglas Association of Australia, are invited to attend Jan's Funeral Service, to be held at St Mary's Anglican Church, 455 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, 10 a. m. Monday, 18th June.

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