This fund was established by Raymond W. and Catherine Royce in memory of Ray’s late father, Wilbur E. Royce, who was a UF alumnus and member of the Gator Boxing Team and Gator Marching Band in the late 1920’s.
Ray received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in 1958 and his Law degree in 1961. While at UF Ray was a member of Florida Blue Key, the Hall of Fame, Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, and served as an Executive Editor of the University of Florida Law Review.
Ray is partner in the law firm of Shutts and Bowen LLP in the West Palm Beach Real Estate Group. He has been a Bull Gator for almost 20 years. Three of Ray and Catherine’s five children, Ray, Steve and Nancy are UF alums and their son, Ryan, is currently a junior at U