Stephen L. Raby(1959 - 2014)

Stephen L Raby
June 17, 1959 - March 28, 2014
San Jose
STEPHEN L. RABY, of SAN JOSE passed away at home on March 28, 2014 after a courageous, year-long battle with cancer. He was 54 years old. Steve was born on June 17, 1959 in Ames, Iowa. After graduating from Willow Glen High School, he enlisted in the NAVY, flying on P-3's as an AW2 out of Oahu. Stephen went on to earn his AA in Mechanical Engineering from Evergreen Community College. He spent most of his working career in Facilities/Maintenance. Steve was a passionate volunteer for over 17 years at History San Jose's Trolley Barn. Stephen was preceded in death by his older brothers David and John. He is survived by his beloved wife Carol of almost 35 years, devoted daughters Erin and Katherine, inspirational grandson Alexander "the Great", loving parents Bruce and Ida, caring brothers William and Robert, and cherished nieces and nephews: Alycia, Michelle, Katie, Andrew, Anika, Adrianna, Kilian, Lance, Sarah, and Landon. Private ceremonies are being held for family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Sleep Train Foster Kids
www.sleeptrainfosterkids.org

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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Apr. 27, 2014