Raymond Michael McGrath, age 71, of San Francisco, California, died on Nov. 11, 2020, after a long-fought battle with cancer and its after effects.

Raymond was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Raymond and Madeleine McGrath in 1949. He graduated from Notre Dame Grade School in Duneland Beach, Indiana; Elston Senior High School in Michigan City, Indiana; and scaled the wall to freedom after a short relationship with the University of San Francisco. Raymond married Karen Snell in 1996. He has two sons, Mahon and Sean, with his former partner, Sarah Tannehill.