Ray Garriott passed away June 12, 2014, after a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 11, 1932, in Eagle City, Okla., the son of James and LaVern.
Ray grew up in California and graduated in 1950 from Armijo High School in Fairfield, then received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s from San Diego State. Both degrees were in electrical engineering. He was employed at General Dynamics from 1961 to 1997, where he worked with Atlas missile, microwave antennae, land mine detectors and SOTAS (in Germany for seven years). Most recently, he worked at Surface Optics as vice president of product development.
He enjoyed his grandchildren, gardening, walking, reading, Mozart and Vivaldi.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Barbara; children, John (Regina), David (Kathy) and Mark (Roseshel); grandchildren, Kaitlin, Ashley, Rebecca, Hannah, Adam and Keoni; and siblings, Donald, Pat, Joyce and Carol.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Gene.
A fine man, quiet and unassuming, he was capable and respected by many. He attended CABC faithfully for 29 years.
He will be sorely missed by his family (Psalms 16:11, 17:15).
His memorial service will be at noon, Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Maranatha Chapel, San Diego, Calif.