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A family has paid a loving tribute to “our beautiful little hurricane” after the death of a six-year-old Highland boy while on holiday in Cyprus.
Ruaridh Nairne lost his life on October 14 after being found unconscious in a swimming pool in Paphos.
The primary two pupil at Ness Castle Primary School in Inverness was given first aid treatment at the scene by a lifeguard before being taken to Paphos General Hospital, then Makario Children’s Hospital in Nicosia, where he passed away.
A touching tribute shared by funeral director D. Chisholm & Sons reads: “It is with profound sadness and unimaginable pain we announce the passing on the 14th October 2023 of our beloved and beautiful Ruaridh (Roo), whilst on holiday in Cyprus.
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“Cherished and adored son of Fiona and the late Peter. Protective and the most wonderful big brother to baby Archie.
“So much more than a nephew to his incredible Aunty Sandra.
“Very much loved by Ann, Granny Carmen, Big Archie, Hayley, Lauren and Michael.
“Also a cherished grandson, nephew, cousin and best friend to so, so many.
“A celebration of the life of our beautiful little hurricane Roo will be held on the 13th November, 12pm at the Kingsmills Hotel with burial thereafter at Kilvean Cemetery.
“All family, friends and anyone that may have crossed paths with our boy are warmly invited.
“Dress code is optional but to truly celebrate Roo we actively encourage you to dress as brightly as possible.
“Any Disney, Lego, Marvel or Pokémon apparel you may find lurking at the back of your wardrobe would most definitely meet with his seal of approval.”

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