It is with sincere regret that we announce the passing of Ray Clifford, on February 12th at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital. Ray was born in Manitoba on July 13, 1933.
Predeceased by his wife Joan, and brother Rick. Ray is survived by his sisters Sandi and Coral, two sons Terry and Chris; three grandchildren, Christie, Tyler, Tanner, and special friend Evelyn.
Ray began his career as a power lineman in Manitoba. Ray and Joan settled in Salmon Arm in 1987 where Ray continued to work with BC Hydro as a lineman until his retirement. He was actively involved in the Salmon Arm Curling Club, Elks Club and Power Pioneers. Ray was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family at the summer cabin on Okanagan Lake.
A friendship celebration will be held on Saturday March 14, 2015 at 1:00pm at the Salmon Arm Elk’s Hall & Park.
In lieu of flowers donations will be accepted in Ray’s name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
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