Bradley C. Ray, 82, of Milan, NH passed away on Thursday September 16, 2021 at his home after a period of failing health. He was born in Berlin, NH on December 31, 1938 the son of Charles and Norma (Parrish) Ray and was a lifelong resident of the area. Brad was a graduate of Berlin High School and had been employed as a snow ranger by the US Forest Service from 1958 to 2001. He was a member of the Mt. Washington Volunteer Ski Patrol and enjoyed hiking, skiing and being in the outdoors.

Members of the family include his wife Rebecca Oreskes of Milan; his daughters Cynthia King and her husband Don of Pompano Beach, FL and Pamela Colarusso and her husband Michael of Jacksonville, FL; a son Michael Ray and his wife Kate of Westerville, OH; Grandchildren Dr. Ryan King, Dr. Logan King and his wife Danielle; cousins Wayne Migetz, Linda Taraskewich and Alta Virtue. He was predeceased by his infant sister Sheila, his parents and his beloved dogs.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Anyone who wishes may make a donation to the Mt. Washington Volunteer Ski Patrol, C/O Robert Strauten, director, 99 Old Beach Rd., Rye, NH 03870 or online at Arrangements are by the Bryant Funeral Homes, Berlin & Gorham, NH. Online guestbook at

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  1. Kim "Schroeder" Steward on September 26, 2021 at 11:18 am

    For those who are unaware, his wife Rebecca is an OH and in Brad’s role as lead snow ranger for many decades, he came in contact with or worked direclty with many, many AMC staff and employees. He was a treasure to our mountain community.

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