Deceased February 14, 2013
Ray came to Amherst after service in the Navy. He attended Deerfield Academy.
Ray was a member of Phi Delta Theta and manager of the 1949 undefeated varsity soccer team. After acquiring his Amherst degree, he got another, in architecture, from RPI.
Up until 1978, Ray practiced in the Rochester area. Then he moved to St. Louis, where he stayed the rest of his life. He continued to work as an architectural engineer for several firms. He became an avid fan of all the St. Louis professional sports teams.
Ray passed away at the age of 86 in 2013. He is survived by three sons—William, Richard and Todd—and seven grandchildren.
John W. Priesing ’50