After the tragic news about Stuart’s death a memorial servive was held at The Carnegie Hall in Dunfermline on the 27th January 2002.

Family, friends and fans packed out the memorial service which also had people who couldnt get a seat for the service standing outside the doors, the service was relayed outside for everyone to hear.

Richard Jobson hosted the emotional service and introduced guests on to the stage, Richard was joined on stage by Bruce Watson for an acoustic version of Into The Valley.

Other musical tributes also came from Stuarts two children Callum and Kirsten, with Kirsten being accompanied by Josh Philips for the song Angel.

Callum and Kirsten also joined Big Country band members Bruce Watson, Tony Butler and Mark Brzezicki for renditions of ‘Fragile Thing’ and ‘Chance’.

Speakers at the service also included Big Country’s manager Ian Grant, bassist Tony Butler, Barry Wright from Regular Music, Jim Leishman ex Dunfermline Athletic manager and high school friend.

Video footage of Stuart in his early days with The Skids and in concert with Big Country were played and tribute and condolance messages from Joe Strummer and Mick Jones of Clash, David Bowie, The Edge, Steve Harley and Nils Lofgren were read out.