Fall 2012

Charlene Blance Ray ’46, Sept. 30, 2012, in Bangor, Maine, at 87. She taught in high schools throughout Maine and married Colby Chemistry Professor Wendell Ray, whom she assisted in his private laboratories doing contract work for the Office of Strategic Services. She enjoyed boating and motorcycling and was skilled at many handicrafts. She had an extensive collection of unusual hats, all of which she made. Predeceased by her husband of 47 years, she is survived a sister, a brother, nieces, and nephews.