Ray's Christmas Miracles
He adored all children, but none so much as his 4 daughters, 2 sons, and 5 grandchildren. To his family and friends, he was so much more than Santa. He cared for everyone he met, loved with an unparalleled fierceness, and gave of himself endlessly. He was a man who selflessly brought hope, love, kindness, belief, and a chance to relive our childhood with the spirit of Christmas. He was an is a shining example of humanity at its best, how we should all be in this world.
Ray passed on December 2, 2016. True to form, he worried most about the children who would be disappointed not to see him this year.
In his memory, the family has begun Ray's Christmas Miracles, a fund to provide holiday joy to children in need. Ray Beesley devoted his life to children. Now his legacy may live on.
Allison, I added the link to this page to my blog post in Santa's honor. I truly loved this man. I am so sorry for all of you. https://tigress5cubs.wordpress.com/2016/12/03/in-honor-and-memory-of-santa/
Thank you Santa and the Beesley family for bringing a soldier home! It was a privilege, no matter how short a time to have met him. Here's to a life well done! '
Thank you for being so kind and making our special needs population feel welcomed, loved and special. May you rest in peace.
Mr Beesley: thank you for being such a sweet man and always taking your time to listen to every child's wish, including mine. I'll never forget your kind words after our visit, " you're doing a great job mom. God bless you". Rest In Peace Santa.
May you always know how loved ray was/will always be... by strangers and friends alike. We all got to see but a small portion of his beautiful big heart. He was and will always be our santa, our friend. Thank you for sharing your loved one with all of us. The impact of his life is immeasurable.
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Oh dear Santa you were one of a kind. I remember waiting an hour to see you. My daughter at the time was 2 and now is 9. My daughter said mom what happened? I said Santa be came a Santa angel to the children in heaven.......Your smile, warmth and love was amazing! I have my Christmas ball on my tree. I will light a candle every Christmas in honor of you.......to your family may god hold each and everyone of you. Rest in peace sweet Santa......oxoxo
To our granddaughter he was the real Santa as he was to so many other children. We have ten years of pictures with the real Santa. He was really so special and will be missed by so many, Thank you to his family for sharing him.
You were the only Santa my kids ever knew. You were the best Santa I ever knew. I can't begin to tell you how much you have touched my family's hearts over the years. You were truly one of the most amazing, kind hearted people I have ever known . Since my kids were born and every year after, they always looked forward to seeing you around Christmas. You will be greatly missed. To the family of Mr. Beesley I extend my deepest sympathy and may God guide you and help you through this time. Ray was one of a kind and he was a staple in the community for many years. He was Santa and there will never be another like him. God bless.
Thank YOU! Since 2013 we have enjoyed & looked forward to getting pictures with our favorite Santa. William our 8 yr. old Special needs boy felt always so welcomed. I remember saying the first year "I'm so sorry it's taking long he has Autism". Santa looked at me and said "Relax Santa has all the time in the world- people need to have patience". From that moment on I knew we found our Christmas place. He will be so missed.