ForeverMissed
Norrie was a man of many talents and facets. He loved rugby had a great career in the fire brigade then many other small business interests along the way..He has made many friends from very different places and backgrounds over the years and we found our true home here in Leith.

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Posted by Tyler Muse on May 11, 2021
What a legend. Our hearts are with the Stewarts in this very difficult time. Wish we could have spent more time with Norrie but the time we did spend with him was full of laughter and love.
~ Tyler, Mallory, Charlie and Rocky
Posted by Cameron Jack on May 10, 2021
So sorry to hear the sad news,my thoughts are with you all.
It's been many years since I've seen Norrie but I remember his humour and intelligence,and admired his talent for painting,the portrait he did of Richard I always remember. I also remember playing in the bar one night, I think he was surprised by the volume,but pleased with the turn out!
As has already been said,he was definitely a force of nature,a very strong presence,and someone I am glad to have known.
Posted by Ian Pettigrew on May 5, 2021
My sincerest sympathies to Gill and the entire family.
My memories of Norrie go back many decades. The most memorable nights out, many of them.
Nobody ever "met" Norrie; rather, he HAPPENED to you... A force of nature and the most loyal friend you could wish for. Funny, charming, dynamic, and just totally nuts. Legend.
Rest well Norrie. I miss you. Let's raise a glass, boys.
Posted by Jimmy Hutton on May 4, 2021
One of the best men I have ever met, an example to us all in how to be a partner, father, brother, friend.....we shared many laughs, plenty moans and drank enough bevvy to float whats left of the British Navy.
My life was made much better by Norrie's part in it, and I will miss him terribly.
His legacy will be the banter and laughter that ensue whenever his pals talk of him; and of course the fantastic family he leaves too soon.....
Slaintè tae the boy in the bunnet

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Posted by Tyler Muse on May 11, 2021
What a legend. Our hearts are with the Stewarts in this very difficult time. Wish we could have spent more time with Norrie but the time we did spend with him was full of laughter and love.
~ Tyler, Mallory, Charlie and Rocky
Posted by Cameron Jack on May 10, 2021
So sorry to hear the sad news,my thoughts are with you all.
It's been many years since I've seen Norrie but I remember his humour and intelligence,and admired his talent for painting,the portrait he did of Richard I always remember. I also remember playing in the bar one night, I think he was surprised by the volume,but pleased with the turn out!
As has already been said,he was definitely a force of nature,a very strong presence,and someone I am glad to have known.
Posted by Ian Pettigrew on May 5, 2021
My sincerest sympathies to Gill and the entire family.
My memories of Norrie go back many decades. The most memorable nights out, many of them.
Nobody ever "met" Norrie; rather, he HAPPENED to you... A force of nature and the most loyal friend you could wish for. Funny, charming, dynamic, and just totally nuts. Legend.
Rest well Norrie. I miss you. Let's raise a glass, boys.
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Shared by Jai Adami on May 8, 2021
Wickerman festival from 2011 became an annual event with norrie and gill. Travelling in their car-packed with so much stuff but especially norries coffee pot! Their tent was huge-a bargain from tesco if i recall. The tent needed at least 2 people to put up but the first long deliberation was the correct sighting, followed by norrie's memory to recall how we assembled it the previous year -not always ably helped by the rest of us. The pressure was always on to get the tent up asap,before it rained and so we could get our first tinny down our necks!However when the great bunch of cable ties came out of norries stash we knew it was time for the complex arrangement of wind breaks,awnings and gazebos!We all became experts,well maybe not Phil,in checking and maintaining everything in all weathers. Even in the famous year of the campervan we still had to put up the tent! Such brilliant times but of course I cant always recall enough detail given it was a music festival and you couldnt go home with unspent bar tokens! Thanks Norrie xx
Shared by Gibson Keddie on May 5, 2021
Met Norrie, or Stewart as I knew him, in '64/65, when his family moved in next door back in Stow after relocating from Bahrain. We kind of hit it off and palled up from then. Easy to hop over the garden wall, meet up then go off adventuring..! Such as it was...
There was a TV series of the time about two cops who busted mafia gangs, one tall blond guy, one dark short hair, so we modelled ourselves on them - they were pretty cool. We were an early AC-12!
Remember too Gill's teen year birthday parties in the Royal Hotel annex hall.. They were fun, and quite date-club! 
Years pass (this is all 56 years ago!), separate paths, etc.
Sad news, condolences to Gill and Stewart family. Looks like Norrie had exactly the life I'd have expected of him! 
But I've looked back today on our 'knocking about' time together, and smiled a fair bit at it, still remember it. 
Guess you can't say fairer than that at the end of the day...