On Saturday 23 April 2022, a service will be held at Glasgow University Chapel to commemorate the life of Doctor Thomas A Whitelaw, a remarkable and long-serving mathematics lecturer, who passed away in January 2021.
The Chapel will be open from 10am, with the service commencing at 10:15. The Glasgow University Chaplain, the Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly, will officiate a service that will include contributions from members of Dr Whitelaw’s “Former Students Family”.
Information about the chapel, including its location, can be found here: https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/chaplaincy
Please visit this website for Covid protocols before you come as they are likely to be reviewed in the coming weeks.
Parking is freely available at the weekend on a first come first served basis. Entry is through the Pearce Lodge gate and exit is usually through Dumbarton Road gate however currently is via Science Way onto University Avenue – vehicles will be signposted in the right direction. Should these facilities be full, there are a number of public parking facilities within walking distance.
For those unable to attend, a live stream of the service can be accessed from 10:15am at: www.westreamitservices.co.uk/whitelawt. The same link will provide access to a recording for 28 days after the service.
In the meantime, you can find his obituary from “The Herald” here: https://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/19120942.obituary-dr-tommy-whitelaw-exceptional-lecturer-mathematics