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Raymond Leslie Palmer

1926 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Raymond Leslie Palmer Obituary
RAYMOND LESLIE PALMER, 1926-2014. Age 88, died peacefully on August 10, 2014, at his home in Riverside, CA. Ray was born August 7, 1926, in upstate New York, the son of Harold and Grace Palmer. He received a B.S. and M.S. in Botany from the University of Arizona and worked for 31 years as a research scientist in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, with special expertise in citrus. He was married for 49 years to Alberta Bassett Palmer. After Ray's retirement, he spent many hours gardening, collecting mineral specimens with Alberta, and crafting rock spheres. Ray was a warm and gentle person who will be greatly missed. He is survived by two stepchildren, three nephews, and a niece.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 15, 2014
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