Former Kinross High School rector James MacRae has died, aged 92.
Born at Beinglas Farm, Glen Falloch, Mr MacRae was educated at McLaren High School in Callander.
He went on to Glasgow University where he graduated with MA(Hons) in history and achieved numerous prizes and distinctions with a four-year break for war service during his time at university.
His war service saw him commissioned in the Seaforth Highlanders, attached temporarily to The Black Watch and Gordon Highlanders.
After university, Mr MacRae qualified as a teacher at Jordanhill and taught at a number of schools Ardrossan Academy (1949-50); Alva Academy (principal teacher, 1952-58); Mackie Academy, Stonehaven (principal teacher, 1958-1963); Harris Academy, Dundee (principal teacher, 1963-1970); Hazlehead Academy (deputy rector, 1970-73); Kinross High School (headmaster, 1973-1980 and rector, 1980-84).
He was also chairman of Auchterarder Probus Club and an elder of Auchterarder Parish Church and also of previous churches in Stonehaven, Dundee and Kinross.
Mr MacRae is survived by wife Betty son Malcolm, daughter Caroline and three grandchildren.