Son of Tiso Founder Killed in Fall

by Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com Jan/2014
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A director of Scotland's largest outdoor retailer and son of its founder has died in an accident in the Ben Starav area.

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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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