Remembering Ray Elliot

The Amherst area mourns the passing of Ray Elliot, 95, former president of the Pioneer Valley NAACP and founder of Citizens for Racial Amity Now.

Ray was a staunch civil rights activist, an advocate for veterans, and an all around well-loved community member. 

He passed Thursday, March 27.

Ray most recently appeared on Going Deeper in two parts. Part one can be viewed here and part two here.

Videos for community archiving for Ray can be submitted to

Image courtesy of the Daily Hampshire Gazette. Obit can be read here.