Lois E. Ray

Lois E. Ray is a lifelong resident of rural Clackamas County, and a descendant of Oregon Trail pioneers of 1845 who settled in the Molalla and Scotts Mills areas. She attended Mt. Angel College, Clackamas Community College and the University of Portland. After 20 years working for newspapers and print shops, Lois joined friend Judith A. Chapman in writing local history books: Molalla, 2008; Scotts Mills: A Pictorial History, 2012; and Wilhoit Springs: Molalla's Lost Resort, 2019. She is currently the vice president of the Scotts Mills Area Historical Society and researches history for the museum along with producing an annual newsletter.