JudoScotland is saddened to learn of the passing of Jimmy Mcquade, 5th Dan, formerly of the Glasgow Sen-I judo club, on 17th March at the age of 79 years.

Jimmy was a physical and skilful judo player, winning medals at Scottish and area championships over many years. He was a Scottish International and competed at the Dutch open in the 1970s and was part of the first Scottish team, who competed against and trained with in the USA in 1976.

He was a strong supporter of Masters judo and competed at the World Masters Championships in Vienna in 2008, and in Japan at the Kodokan, in Tokyo in 2003.

Jimmy had an interest in Scottish local politics and was elected as a Councillor for Ward 11 (Erskine & Inchinnan) on Renfrewshire Council at the 2012 local government elections.

Jimmy Mcquade will be missed across  Scottish judo circles and we send our best wishes to his wife Simone and all who knew him.

Jimmy Mcquade’s funeral will be held on Monday 3rd April at Dalnotter crematorium, Clydebank at 9.30am.