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 Rufus Francis Ray

Rufus Francis Ray

Birth
Union, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 8 Jan 1964 (aged 66)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot L, 25, 3
Memorial ID 131736 · View Source
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The Salt Lake Tribune
Friday, January 10, 1964
page 27

ROSE GROWER, 66,
DIES OF HEART ILLNESS

Midvale - Rufus Francis Ray, 66, 308 Second Avenue, Midvale, Utah Rosarian, member of the Utah Beautification Society and member of the Utah State and County Fair Garden Committee, died Wednesday at 9:30 p.m., in a Salt Lake hospital of a heart ailment.
Mr. Ray was known throughout the Intermountain area for his work in garden projects. He was a certified judge for the Utah Rose Society.
He was a judge of Salt Lake Tribune Civic Beautification Contests and was a past president of the Mid-Flora Garden Club.
He had served as president of the Utah Shade Tree Commission and was a member of the Midvale City Shade Tree Commission.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was employed by the U. S. Smelting, Refining and Mining Co. until his retirement in 1959.
Mr. Ray was born April 3, 1897, in Union, a son of Robert Henry and Sarah Graham Ray. He married Mary Leona Hayes April 3, 1920 in Salt Lake City.
Surviving are his widow, a son and two daughters, Darwin, Sandy; Mrs. Darwin (Beulah) Alsop, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Spencer (Maurine) Burkinshaw, Midvale; five grandchildren; one brother and one sister, William, Mrs. Daniel (Sarah) Watson, both Salt Lake City.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. at Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State, where friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday prior to services. Burial will be in Midvale City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131736
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rufus Francis Ray (3 Apr 1897–8 Jan 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131736, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .