Happy Birthday Ray! Born June 9, 1929, in Edmonton AB, Ray spent much of his 80 years traveling the world. He joined the Merchant Marines as a young man, and after some years at sea, enlisted in the USAF. He became a US citizen while stationed in Germany, retiring after serving 20 years.
He met his wife Lorraine in 1956, at the wedding of his brother to her sister. Their courtship was long-distance, and mostly by letter, and they celebrated 50 years last summer.
Ray's 4 kids and 8 grandkids bring him great joy, and he and Lorraine can be found out dancing on any given weekend. Ray works part-time at Tosco, and is active with the American Legion.