A SUCCESSFUL psychologist with Arbroath connections has passed away after an eight-year battle with cancer.
Dr Karen Beattie (55), wife of Arbroath man Mark Beattie, son of Rea and Tom Beattie started her career in teaching in Virginia, USA, before running a successful psychology practice and becoming an adjunct professor at George Mason University.
She also published academic papers receiving many awards and distinctions.
She is survived by her husband, two brothers and parents.
A memorial mass is being held later this month.