6Ray G. Duff who was a former resident of Hawthorne passed away on March 13 in Sparks at the age of 52. Ray was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Inez Duff.

Ray is now survived by his sister and brother-in-law Glenda & Miguel Reyes, nephews Chris Carley, Miguel Reyes, Nathan Reyes all of Sun Valley, Nev.; nieces Yolanda Reyes of Sparks and Jolene Mestaz of Benton, Calif., ten great-nephews and nieces; and numerous extended family members in Bishop, Benton, Lee Vining, Calif., Hawthorne, Carson City and Gardnerville, Nev.

A memorial service will be held March 28 at 4 p.m. in Reno at His Light Christian Fellowship. The church is located at 2295 So. Virginia St. Reno, NV.  Services is open to all who knew him.