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Roy W. Baker
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    210 Market St.
    Lynn, MA 01901

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Played golf with Roy in the Sun Village Bogie Boys.
He was a gentleman and so much fun on the course.
He and Ruthie loved their winters in Arizona and had many friends there and have been missed since their departure.
Now he can get on the links again if he so wishes.
Ruthie and family you are in our prayers.


Posted by: Jim Quigley - Surprise, AZ - Friend   Jun 15, 2019

Roy Baker was an extraordinary human being, a mentor, a colleague, and a wonderful friend. Roy was a true gentleman; he was an important influence on me at a critical time in my life.

I loved his daughter Linda, my friend, schoolmate and heartthrob from elementary school and throughout my youth. His wife, Ruth, was equally important to me: stunningly beautiful, kind beyond description, gentle and adoring.

Roy was a founding member of The Greatest Generation. I am thrilled to have known

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Posted by: Walter (Buck) Davis - Vero Beach, FL - Friend   Jun 15, 2019

TO THE BAKER FAMILY, WE SEND OUR CONDOLANCES TO THE BAKER FAMILY AT THIS MOST DIFFICULT TIME, MY DAD ROBERT GUEVIN WORKED WITH ROY FOR MANY YEARS ON THE MELROSE FIRE DEPARTMENT. PRAYERS SENT YOUR WAY RIP ROY!!!!!


Posted by: LAURA GUEVIN PLOOF - SAUGUS, MA - Friend   Jun 14, 2019

To Ruthie, Linda, and the entire Baker Family - please know that my heart grieves for you. Roy was such a kind, caring and genuine friend with a heart as big as the sky. Everyone thought the world of him, and especially his hearty laugh. He was a dedicated "family" man and gave us all some very wonderful memories. We will miss him and his sense of humor, and will hopefully meet him again someday. Rest in Peace my dear friend.
Jim Duncan - Sun City West, AZ


Posted by: Jim Duncan - Sun City West, AZ - Friend   Jun 14, 2019

TO LINDA O'LEARY AND FAMILY,
BOB AND I WISH TO EXPRESS OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. WE SPENT MANY PLEASANT HOURS WITH ROY AND YOUR BEAUTIFUL MOTHER RUTH. WE HAD NO FRIEND WHOSE WISDOM AND KINDNESS MEANT MORE TO US. WE SHALL MISS HIM . WITH OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY,
SHIRLEY AND BOB MALCOLMSON


Posted by: SHIRLEY AND BOB Malcolmson - surprise, AZ - Friend   Jun 13, 2019


The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Please feel free to call on us at anytime as we are always available to you.


Posted by: John W Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - Melrose, MA   Jun 13, 2019