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Ray Loomis R.I.P.

Started by Dave Hughes, September 14, 2023, 04:42:40 PM

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Dave Hughes

Reported by Steve Cole on FB:

Sad to report that another Linotype veteran has passed away.

Ray Loomis was a longtime volunteer at the Baltimore Museum Of Industry, where he kept a Model 8 running to amaze visitors for years. He was featured in the 2012 documentary "Linotype: The Film."

Ray died in his sleep on Sept. 10 at a local hospital, per his family.

I'll post details here on plans to remember Ray as they become available.
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Sad news and a loss to the community in general. Often when I was asked, by interested people, how the Linotype worked I would refer them to Ray's video demonstrations.
George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast

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