Tributes pour in for ‘unique’ man whose body was found in a car outside his home


Tributes have poured in for a “one of a kind” man whose body was tragically found in a car outside his home.

Bruce Barclay, 62, was found in his car in Dundee early Monday morning.

Bruce was tragically found dead in his car outside his home.


Bruce was tragically found dead in his car outside his home.Credit: Social Media
Tributes to Bruce have been pouring in on social media.


Tributes to Bruce have been pouring in on social media.Credit: Social Media

Emergency services were called to an address in Wentworth Gardens, in the Adler area of ​​the city.

Officers also rushed to the scene after the alarm sounded at around 1:20 a.m.

Police said Bruce’s death is not believed to be suspicious.

Bruce’s heartbroken loved ones have taken to social media to express their condolences, with many calling him “one of a kind” and a “true friend.”

Bruce loved his job as a taxi driver, but had recently retired and tragically passed away.

One person wrote on Facebook: “A true friend who saved me many times when I was down. Nothing was too much trouble for him. He will be sorely missed.”

Another said: “Unbelievable! I’ve known Bruce for almost 40 years. He often fixed my car, came to my rescue when it broke down and was just a generally nice guy.” he added.

“He always helped and never complained. Well, not too much! We also had a common love for F1. He was one of a kind and will be greatly missed. Rest in peace, Bruce.”

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Another said: “Very sad news, I met Bruce a few times through friends and he was a true gentleman and would help anyone if needed. Rest in peace Bruce. My heart goes out to his family and friends,” he wrote.

Meanwhile, a fourth posted: “So sad. He was a very nice guy and was my son’s school taxi driver until last year. He was a true gentleman who cared about his family.”

Tributes have been paid to the six-year-old boy who died after being found unresponsive in a car in Dunmore East.

A fifth man then chimed in: “Rest in peace, Bruce. I had the privilege of working with him at a school event. You couldn’t have met a nicer man.”

Tele Taxis also paid tribute to him with an emotional post on Facebook.

The company wrote: “Rest in peace Bruce. One of the best taxi drivers ever to run Teletaxi, a very nice guy and he will be sorely missed.”

Best friend Haley Haxton said: press and journal Her family is heartbroken over his death.

She said: “Bruce was like an uncle to me. He was an important part of our family and was the same for my grandparents.

“He was valued by everyone. He helped everyone and always put others first.

“He was the person to call for help if something broke.

“His skills and diverse intelligence were second to none.”

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A Police Scotland spokesperson also told the Press and Journal:

“This death is not believed to be suspicious and a report will be sent to the Crown Prosecution Service.”

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