EAST SYRACUSE - Ray E. Olcott, 92, of East Syracuse passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Crouse Hospital.
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Ray was born in Albany and has resided in East Syracuse for more than 46 years.
He retired from Borden's after 45 years as a supervisor.
Ray served with the U.S. Army's 5th Ranger Battalion during World War II and landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day. The battalion suffered heavy losses; he was wounded and was awarded the Purple Heart.
Ray was predeceased by his two daughters, Sharon Olcott Mott in 1977 and Saundra Olcott Marvin in 1997; and a son, Roy Olcott in 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Jordan Olcott, and two granddaughters, Jessika Marvin and Rebecca Marvin.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Memory Gardens Memorial Park in Albany.
To offer condolences, go to delaneygreabelladydanfh.com.
Published in The Record on Nov. 11, 2012