Description Memorial button created in memory of Raymond R. York. The button depicts a photograph of York and printed text: "Raymond York | E-285 - L-142 | 09-11-01." The button is blue with white stars on the sides.
Historical Notes Queens native Raymond York lived on Long Island. He and his wife, Joan, had three children, and Raymond also had a daughter from a previous marriage. A member of FDNY Engine Company 285, Firefighter York had been injured in 2000 and was on light duty participating in a children’s fire safety show on September 11. When he heard of the attacks, he responded to the towers. He was 45 years old.