In Memory

Raymond Parker



 
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04/25/11 09:16 AM #1    

Joanie Hyler (PGHSAA Representative)

Monterey Peninsula Herald, CA May 1, 1990

Raymond Randall Parker, 37, of Corvallis, Ore., a former Pacific Grove resident, died of kidney failure Tueday in a Corvallis hospital. Mr. Parker underwent three kidney transplant operations. He was born Feb. 19, 1953, in Tacoma, Wash., and at the age of four, moved to Pacific Grove, where he was raised, graduating from Pacific Grove High School in 1971. He married Laurel Alsop, PGHS '71 on Jan. 22, 1972, and the couple lived in Pacific Grove until 1978, when they moved to Corvallis. Mr. Parker was a carpenter in Pacific Grove, a general contractor for five years in Corvallis and later a concrete finisher for Wildsh Construction Co. there before becoming ill. His hobbies were athletics, bicycling, coaching his son’s soccer team, remodeling and working with his hands. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Katie; a son, Jeremy, and a sister, Annette Parker Catania-Wilson '72, all of Corvallis; his father, Leonard Parker of Monterey; his grandmother, Kaete Mueller of Germany; and three nieces. A memorial picnic for family and friends will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Maple Grove Picnic Area in Avery Park in Corvalis. The famly suggests that any memorial contributions be sent to the Oregon Kidney Foundation, in care of McHenry Funeral Home, 206 Northwest Fifth St., Corvallis, Ore. 97330.

Pacific Grove Monarch, CA June 1, 1990 p14

A memorial picnic for family and friends took place May 6 at Avery Park in Corvallis, Ore., for Raymond R. Parker, a former Pacific Grove resident, who died May 2 in Corvallis. He was 37. He was born Feb. 19, 1953, in Tacoma, Wash., and at the age of 4 moved to Pacific Grove, where he was raised, graduating from Pacific Grove High School in 1971. He married Laurel Alsop, PGHS '71 on Jan. 22, 1972, and the couple lived in Pacific Grove until 1978, when they moved to Corvallis. Mr. Parker was a carpenter in Pacific Grove, a general contractor for five years in Corvallis and after a concrete finisher for Wildsh Construction Co. there before becoming ill. His hobbies were athletics, bicycling, coaching his son’s soccer team, remodeling and working with his hands. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Katie; a son, Jeremy, and a sister, Annette Catania-Wilson, all of Corvallis; his father, Leonard Parker of Monterey; his grandmother, Kaete Mueller of Germany; and three nieces. The family suggests that memorial contributions be sent to the Oregon Kidney Foundation, in care of McHenry Funeral Home, Corvallis.


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