At the Fawcett Funeral Cremation Reception in Flesherton
After a brief illness, at Louise Marshall Hospital in Mount Forest on June 26, 2018, in his 92nd year, formerly of Flesherton. Beloved husband of Frances. Loving father of Art, Pat, John and Judi. Ray will be greatly missed by 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Predeceased by parents John and Myrtle and siblings Edith and Russell.
A special thank you to the medical staff of Louise Marshall hospital for the end of life care.
Ray lived most of his life in Grey County. He was passionate about education and counselling young people. He was known as "Mr Drimmie" by hundreds of students. He began his teaching career in a one room school in Normanby Township in 1945.
Ray taught elementary and secondary students over the span of four decades. He was appointed guidance coordinator for South East Grey Board of Education in 1966 and went on to set up the guidance department at Grey Highlands in Flesherton where he remained head of guidance until his retirement in 1986.
Through the rest of the 1980's, 1990's and 2000's he continued to support and guide students through continuing education programs with the Ministry of Education. Ray loved when he ran into former students and revelled in their successes. This passion for young people was also directed towards his grandhchildren. He and Fran were involved with and celebrated all of the activities that their many grandchildren enjoyed
A celebration of life will take place on July 22nd form 2-4pm at Curve Rock Condos, 401 Birmingham St East, Mount Forest. Donations to World Vision would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences and donations available at www.fawcettfuneralhome.ca 519-924-2810
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