Pix: Olivia Dewar Funeral


THE former managing director of Edinburgh Airport said an emotional goodbye to his “resilient” 17-year-old daughter who died three months after a road accident in Bahrain.

Gordon Dewar spoke at her funeral and told the congregation about some happy memories he had shared with Olivia, who had “bags of kindness”.

Olivia was critically injured when she was hit by a car as she crossed the street in the village of Saar on December 14 last year.

The teenager, who suffered serious head injuries, was initially treated in hospital in Bahrain but was transferred to Edinburgh’s Western General in February.

She lost her battle earlier this month.

Hundreds of mourners made their way to Mortonhall Crematorium in Edinburgh for the service today, including her mum Caroline and 16-year-old sister Georgia, as well as school friends who had opted to wear brightly coloured outfits.