Dedication to a fallen Newark PWD employee at T. Spencer Knight Park

In Newark, the dedication of a map kiosk along with a bicycle repair station took place for Ray DePauw on Tuesday, August 2nd in T. Spencer Knight Park on the canal.  Ray was a devoted friend, father, husband, and Village of Newark DPW employee who loved all things outdoors. 

Upon his passing from ALS, donations were made to Local 721 and Council 66 American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFCIO.  They have purchased the kiosk and bicycle repair station as a fitting tribute to Ray in order to benefit others who enjoy outdoors activities, as Ray did.  From these pictures, it is clear that Ray was in attendance, sending a “Ray of Hope” …

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