It is with deep sadness that I have to tell you that Ray, G3ALI passed
away suddenly last night. At the moment I have little information but
I think it was a heart problem that developed quite unexpectedly during
the course of yesterday. Indeed I was talking to him only a couple of
days ago and he made no mention of current ill-health.
Ray was 81 and by profession a retired bank manager. Both Martin and I
knew him well during his many years service as an IOTA Checkpoint - he
had been a checkpoint since early 1992 - and we will certainly miss his
cheery voice and the meticulous way with which he carried through his
checkpoint duties. We know that his many friends will share our sorrow
at this sad news.
We have passed our deepest condolences to his son Robert, BRS 8841 and
(I have not an email address for Robert but use of Ray's at firstname.lastname@example.org will reach him - alternatively a letter to Ray's