Passed away 12th April, 1996
Ray was a member of several Melbourne orchid societies. He joined the Maribyrnong Orchid Society on the 10th March, 1992. Ray’s interests included Paphiopedilum species, photography and football. At the time of his death he was Maribyrnong’s Club Photographer.
Ray suffered from poor health due to the complications of heart disease and when his health permitted he was an active club member.
A donation has been made to the Australian Orchid Trust Fund by the North-East Melbourne Orchid Society Inc. (Victoria).