Son of Tiso Founder Killed in Fall

© Dan Bailey

A director of Scotland's largest outdoor retailer and son of its founder has died in an accident in the Ben Starav area.

Ben Starav from Beinn nan Aighenan  © Dan Bailey
Ben Starav from Beinn nan Aighenan
© Dan Bailey

Fifty year old Donald Tiso died on Friday when out walking with a companion, taking a fall on steep ground near the bealach between Ben Starav and Beinn nan Aighenan, above Glen Kinglass.  

Oban MRT were called out at 1:00am on Saturday morning to assist, but stood down en route when conditions proved clear enough for a helicopter. He was flown to the Belford Hospital in Fort William but pronounced dead on arrival.

Donald Tiso was the son of Graham, who founded the Tiso chain in 1962.

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20 Jan, 2014
One has to feel for Maude Tiso, widow of Graham. That's two of her three sons she has lost.
20 Jan, 2014
That is sad news.
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