OBITUARY: BRYAN RAE (1951-2023)
Bryan Rae, who has died aged 71, spent his working life as a banker – but much of his spare time supporting his beloved Langholm rugby club.
Indeed he was sports-mad from an early age, playing in goal for Newington Primary, Annan Academy and Eastriggs FC, as well as full back for Annan Rugby Club and wicket keeper for Castlemilk cricket club in the summer.
Having left school, Bryan started work at the National Commercial Bank in Annan and worked as relief staff throughout the borders and Edinburgh. In 1974, he was transferred to RBS Abington, where he met his wife Ellen.
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