Raymond Goldthwait Lavender died in Salem MA on January 13, 1995 at the age of 84. He worked at Lonesome and Greenleaf in the 1930’s and was a life trustee of the Obs after first becoming the AMC representative to the Obs Board of Trustees in 1956. A second generation printer, Ray printed the AMC maps and the Obs News Bulletin. During his career at Lavender Printing Company, he was active in many community organizations and was recognized as Salem’s Man of the Year in 1980.

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