Raymond G. Russell, of Lighthouse Point, Fl., and Scituate, after a brief illness, passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on Jan. 11, 2013, in Pompano Beach, Florida. Mr. Russell was the President of Russelectric, Inc. Founded in 1955 by Mr. Russell, Russelectric has grown into the worlds most respected manufacturer of automatic transfer switches and power control systems and equipment in the world. Mr. Russell was a veteran of the United States Navy and served in World War II. He was an avid pilot and boater. Raymond is survived by his wife, Carol C. Russell, of Boca Raton, Florida, and Hingham, Massachusetts; his four children, Suzanne Russell, John Russell, Lisa Russell, and James Russell; and his five grandchildren, Jennifer Russell, Matthew Russell, Amanda Russell, Julianna Russell, and Jazzmin Russell. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Jean Russell and her children, Laura, Glen, Susan, and Ellen. Memorial services are pending. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his name to the attention of Karen Martins of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 220 Sunrise Ave., Suite 204, Palm Beach, Fla. 33480.
Published in The Patriot Ledger on Feb. 2, 2013