John passed away on 1st February 2021 at the age of 78 at the John Radcliffe Hospital after declining health.
Dr John Rae became a Liveryman in 1997 when he was Managing Director of NPL Management Ltd. Born in Glasgow he first studied Mathematics and Natural Philosophy followed by a PhD in Theoretical Physics at University of Glasgow. There followed an interesting career that took him to Brussels and Texas. When he joined the Livery he was a fellow of the Institute of Energy, Fellow of the institute of Physics and member of British Nuclear Energy Society.
The photo shows him dancing with his wife Irene who passed a few years earlier.
He will be missed by all his family and will be remembered through stories for his young Grandson who gave him great joy in recent times.