Sep 13, 1940 – Dec 26, 2017
Ray passed away suddenly from complications following heart surgery. He had also fought a long battle with cancer.
Ray was born in Newark, New Jersey, served in the U.S.A.F. and was honorably discharged in 1964. In 1968 Ray graduated from U.C.L.A. with B.A. and B.S. degress in Economics and Business. He also excelled playing volleyball and tennis for the Air Force and U.C.L.A.
In 1968 he began his career with Gulf Oil/Petro Canada in Vancouver, transferring to Halifax, Toronto, Calgary and back to Vancouver in 1985. In retirement Ray enjoyed his membership as an actor in the B.C. Film Industry.
He was predeceased by his parents, and is survived by his daughter Andrea, son John, ex-wife Maureen, of Maple Ridge, and relatives in New Jersey. Ray was an avid sports fan, especially football, baseball and horse racing.
Special thanks to the medical and nursing staffs at the R.C.H., E.R.H., and B.C. Cancer Agency for their care. There will be no service by his request.