Stephen Howard Ray Resident of Santa Fe, died on Monday, October 1, at his home after a long illness. He was 61. Born in Hollywood, Stephen was raised in Glendale then Pacific Palisades, CA. An animal lover, he started working in his teen years as a Veterinarian's Assistant. Extreme sports such as long distance bicycling and snow skiing were his passions. Later he found his talent in the world of Finance and worked for major investment firms. In 2010, Stephen started an independent Registered Investment Advisor Company called Ray Advisors. He garnered great satisfaction from helping his clients. He is survived by his mother, Ethel Parker, brother Brian Ray, and two sisters Kathryn Haspel and Caroline Blanchard of Santa Monica, CA. A private service was held in his home on November 21.