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Hi I'm Ray Brooksby

I was born and raised in Silicon Valley. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a sales and marketing executive who's been through the ups-and-downs of Silicon Valley. I married my high school sweetheart, and we have a married daughter. We very recently became grandparents. I'm a private pilot, sing in a barbershop quartet, and enjoy photography. 

Why I am a Mormon

I am a life-long member of the church. My love for the gospel of Jesus Christ is deeply rooted in the day-to-day experiences that teach me of His love and concern. I know He desires my happiness. My life has not unfolded as I thought it would. It has taken sudden turns, not always for the best - or so it seemed at the time. Looking back, I see evidence of His guiding hand. I have learned so much that could not be taught any other way. I am truely blessed by the opportunities I've had to teach and serve others.

How I live my faith

The gospel is part of every day in my life. I read the scriptures. I pray often. My friends and associates know I belong to the church, and they are aware that I try to maintain certain standards. I truly enjoy the opportunities I've been given to serve in various church responsibilities - whether it is teaching very young children, camping out with the Boy Scouts, gathering donations to support a local food bank, or repairing the plumbing at a summer retreat. These opportunities allowed me to form deep friendships across many generations.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Ray Brooksby
The young men or women who visit your home will be polite and respect your beliefs. They will not argue with you. They will do their best to share what we believe and to answer your questions. They will invite you to attend church services with us, to pray, and to read the scriptures.  Show more Show less