Seated on his bench, the figure watches over children at play, enjoying the life they may have been denied were it not for the discovery of insulin and other miraculous drugs and medical treatments.
Phase II of the newly expanded project will allow for a much larger memorial site, encompassing 0.1 hectares and featuring new, bee-friendly landscaping, a bound resin pathway, a ramp for disability access and a low rear wall of granite (World Insulin Wall).
Macleod’s Corner is within walking distance of the Nobel Laureate’s final resting place in nearby Allenvale Cemetery.
Duthie Park (right) and Allenvale Cemetery nearby.
Future view from “Macleod’s Bench” across the park.