Published: June 30, 2003

Former Clan MacFarlane Pipe-Major James Greig Dies

James Greig, Pipe-Major of the famed Clan MacFarlane Pipe Band during the 1960s and early ’70s, died of cancer June 11.

Jim Greig led Clan MacFarlane until Ken Eller became Pipe-Major in 1973. Greig served with the Black Watch, and went on to play with the Edinburgh City Police. After Clan MacFarlane, he founded and led the City of Thorold Pipe Band.

Pipers and drummers everywhere have extended their condolences to Jim Greig’s family and friends.


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