Ray S. Lok
August 31, 2007



Published in The Columbus Dispatch from 9/4/2007 - 9/5/2007

Ray Lok, age 58, of Grove City, passed away at his home, Friday, August 31, 2007. A Columbus native, Ray was the son of the late Fee and Oilene Lok. Ray graduated from Eastmoor High School in 1966, where he served as senior class president. He then attended The Ohio State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy in 1973. Ray was a member of Sigma Epsilon social fraternity, as well as the professional pharmacy fraternity, Kappa Psi. While attending Ohio State, Ray joined the USAF ROTC and was commissioned an officer following graduation. He was later honorably discharged as a first lieutenant. In 1982, Ray earned his MBA from Capital University. He was the former Pharmacy Director for the State of ODR&C and was most recently employed as a private consultant with the Department. Along with a rewarding academic and professional career, Ray's hobbies and personal interests were equally robust. He earned a black belt in Karate, was an avid runner and also did professional modeling and acting. Ray also enjoyed walks around the neighborhood with his 3 beloved dogs and riding his Harley. Ray was a devoted Buckeye fan and prayed each week for the Cleveland Browns to win one! Ray is survived by his wife, best friend and soul mate, Tanna Lok; son, Drake C. Lok; sisters, Su Lok and Petta (Ron) Khouw of Henderson, NV; mother-in-law, Roberta Hatton; and 2 grandchildren.

Photos of Ray and classmates from the 40th class reunion. (select picture for larger version)

Class President Goes Hollywood!
Ray Lok appears in a full length movie titled The Courier where he portrays an oriental assassin. He has 10 minutes of fame in the beginning of the film. The movie premiered in Wheeling, WV where most of it was filmed, but has not been released for distribution yet. To see a trailer, go to youtube.com and enter "The Courier, Greg Sabo" in the search box.
Ray has done both still and action advertising for years for various companies like Nationwide. In this movie, Ray did his own stunts and martial arts and says it was work. He has the bruises to prove it.