ON a brilliantly sunny day, family, friends, colleagues and well-wishers gathered outside Greenock Crematorium to say farewell to artist George Wyllie

The funeral ceremony was conducted by Victoria Bisland of Fuze Ceremonies.

Inside, the mood at the 30-minute-long humanist service was anything but sombre. Celebrant Victoria Bisland raised smiles as she told how Wyllie had once built a small boat in the family home in Northern Ireland, adding that the wall and window had to be removed so his creation could get on to the water.

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