ITHACA - Raymond G. Foote Sr., age 72 of Ithaca, died Wednesday evening at Cayuga Medical Center, Ithaca. Ray was born in Ithaca, the son of the late Hudson and Frances Foote. For many years, Ray was a machinist for Ithaca Gun and Lansing Research. In later years before his retirement, Ray worked for Johnson's Apartments as a painter.

Ray is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marjorie Foote; two sons, Raymond G. (Sherry) Foote and Wayne (Sara) Foote; three daughters, April (Earl Anderson)Mosher, Kristine (Elmer) Cook, and Lori (James) Hamilton; seven grandchildren, Richard & Lacey Mosher, Lisa Marie Foote, James R. Foote; Amber Cook, James and Raymond Hamilton; a brother, James R. Foote.

Funeral Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Wagner Funeral Home, located at the Family Service Center at 110 S. Geneva Street, Ithaca, assisted in caring for the family.