SENNEN School's inspirational former head teacher Rod Bosanko has died after a long illness.
Mr Bosanko, of Camborne, retired from the school in 2005.
He died peacefully in his sleep at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro last Monday, according to his family. He was 69.
His funeral will be held tomorrow (Friday) at 10am at Treswithian Downs Crematorium in Camborne.
His family has requested that donations be made in lieu of flowers, which will be divided between the Cornwall Air Ambulance and the RNLI, to commemorate Mr Bosanko's links with the Sennen lifeboat.
Donations can be made care of David Hendy Funeral Services, Treswithian, Camborne, TR14 7NW, or on 01209 612025.
Mourners are asked to meet at the crematorium no earlier than 9.45am, and afterwards at the Penventon Hotel.