RAYMOND G. "RAY" SOTO, 53, passed away as a result of an automobile accident on Saturday, January 19, 2008. Ray was born in San Antonio, TX and grew up in Spring Branch where he attended Spring Woods High School. He attended The Art Institute of Atlanta and later became a freelance photographer. Ray is survived by a loving family, his wife Susan Soto, parents Gloria G. and Ernest R. Soto, sister, Rosemary and husband William R. Mercer, Sr., nephews, William R. Mercer, Jr. and Jeremiah A. Mercer, and by his three Dachshunds. A memorial service celebrating Ray's life will be held at 1:30 pm Tuesday, January 22, 2008 in the chapel of Waltrip Funeral Directors. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Harris County Humane Society or Dachshund Rescue, Houston.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Jan. 21, 2008.