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Ray Mertz

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Ray Mertz
BornRaymond Robert Mertz
November 3, 1949
Buffalo, New York
DiedSeptember 7 2001 (age 51)
St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga, New York
Resting placeMount Calvary Cemetery, Buffalo, NY

Ray Mertz (1949-2001) was a regular performer at the Forks Hotel in Cheektowaga New York (a suburb of Buffalo).


He won many magic competitions and was a regular close-up performer and lecturer on the magic convention circuit.[1]


  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 81, No. 9, September 2001, RAYMOND R. MERTZ, page 131
  • Obit, Genii 2001 September